Ulrike Brückner

Senior Manager Erfurt


PwC Legal

Bahnhofstraße 38

99084 Erfurt


Mobile  +49 160 4171345

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  • LL.B. in South African law (University of South Africa – UNISA) since 2021
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin – LL.M.) since 2005
  • LL.M. In international commercial law (Stellenbosch, South Africa) since 2005


  • Family and medium-sized companies
  • Company succession
  • Growth consulting and start-ups
  • Internationalisation of medium-sized companies and market entry


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Russian
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About me

Ulrike Brückner has more than 15 years of experience in providing legal advice to predominantly German, medium-sized and family-managed companies, including over eight years spent in Africa. She assists her clients in the areas of company succession, restructuring and internationalisation. Together with her team, she also provides advice to numerous successful start-ups and helps them on their path towards growth. In addition, she is an expert on entering the market and doing business in Africa and therefore represents the PwC German Business Group for Africa on behalf of PwC Germany.

  • Until 2021: student of law at the University of South Africa (UNISA), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Since 2020: PwC Legal, Erfurt
  • Until 2019: leading position at a multidisciplinary consulting company specialising in medium-sized clients
  • Berlin and Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • Until 2011: self-employed lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) in Suhl and Munich
  • Until 2010: lecturer of banking law, DIPLOMA University of Applied Sciences, North Hesse/Munich
  • Until 2005: Master of Laws (LL.M.) post-graduate programme, Stellenbosch (South Africa)
  • Until 2003: legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat), district of the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • Until 2001: student of law in Regensburg and Utrecht
  • Artikel im PV Magazin: Ausgabe 05/2015 “Kenya’s PV regulatory framework”
  • „Potentialanalyse für die Wirtschaftsregion Afrika für Thüringer Unternehmen“ (online, 2015) für die Landesentwicklungsgesellschaft (LEG) Thüringen
  • Deal Award von Lawyers Monthly für die Akquise des Projekts „Geothermal Risk Mitigation Fund“ (GRMF) der African Union Commission, 2014