Dr. Claus Elfring

Partner Munich


PwC Legal

Bernhard-Wicki-Straße 8

80636 München


Tel.  +49 89 57905530

Mobile  +49 160 2276425

Email  E-Mail


  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2002


  • National and international corporations
  • Private equity companies
  • Insurers


  • German
  • English
I offer

About me

Dr. Claus Elfring has more than 20 years of experience in advising national and international corporations as well as private equity funds on complex M&A transactions and joint ventures. He also advises on corporate law matters and reorganizations. His expertise extends to different industry sectors, including automotive, retail & consumer products, real estate and insurance. Before joining PwC Legal, he worked for many years as lawyer for leading international law firms and was Law Partner of another Big Four accounting firm.

  • Since 2023: Partner at PwC Legal, Munich
  • Until 2023: Partner at EY Law, Munich
  • Until 2010: European Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Munich and New York
  • Until 2004: Associate at Baker &McKenzie, Düsseldorf and Munich
  • 2002: Doctor of laws, University of Münster
  • Until 2002: Legal clerkship, Münster
  • Until 1998: Studies, Bayreuth and Münster