Ulf Marquardt



Ulf Marquardt, lawyer, is an associate at Austmann & Partner.

Ulf Marquardt has extensive experience in national and international M&A transactions and corporate restructuring. He primarily advises on corporate law, particularly in the areas of limited liability companies and partnership law, stock corporation and group law, and commercial law.

Professional career

  • Since 2018 – Associate at Austmann & Partner, Düsseldorf
  • 2016-2018 – Founder and Managing Director at Pitchgate GmbH, Düsseldorf
  • 2012-2016 – Associate and Partner at Austmann & Partner, Düsseldorf
  • 2008–2012 – Associate and Senior Associate at Allen & Overy LLP, Düsseldorf


Academic career

  • Second state examination (Zweites Staatsexamen), Germany, 2007
  • First state examination (Erstes Staatsexamen), Germany, 2003
  • French law degree (licence en droit), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, 2000
  • Law studies, University of Trier, Germany, and University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France



  • Düsseldorf Law Society (Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf)
  • German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V. – DAV)
  • Indo-German Chamber of Commerce



  • German, English, French



  • Pluskat/Marquardt (2009) “No hidden contribution in kind in the provision of non-gratuitous services by shareholders after a cash contribution“, NJW, pp. 2353-2355
  • Pluskat/Marquardt (2009), “The control of acquisitions in accordance with the revised German Foreign Trade and Payments Act (AWG)”, DStR, pp. 1314-1320