Ute Stephani

Admitted to the Bar

stephani@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Ute Stephani has been practicing law since 1998, specializing in civil litigation and consultation. At Grünecker, her focus lies in commercial law, contract law, licensing law, product liability and product safety law.

Moreover, she offers comprehensive guidance to clients on matters encompassing advertising, marketing, competition law, trade secret protection, and all facets of distribution law.

Beyond strategic counsel, Ute frequently represents clients before various German courts. Leveraging her extensive cross-industry experience, she adeptly resolves complex issues in a financially prudent manner.

Her clientele spans from start-ups and medium-sized German enterprises to large international corporations. Additionally, Ute advises numerous e-commerce companies, including during due diligence processes.


  • Competition Law
  • Know-How & Trade Secrets
  • Licences & Technology Transfer
  • Contracts & Antitrust Law
  • Due Diligence

Key points

  • Technology Companies
  • E-Commerce
  • Medical Products
  • Outdoor/Sports
  • Financial institutions


  • Study of law and specialised foreign language training at the University of Augsburg, 1990-1994
  • Legal clerkship at the District Court of Augsburg, 1995-1997
  • Admitted to the Bar, 1998
  • Attorney at a law firm in Munich and Freising in private and public commercial law, 1998-1999
  • Attorney-at-Law at Grünecker, since 1999