Prof. Dr. Sabine Otte (of Counsel)


Of Counsel

Prof. Dr. Sabine Otte is not admitted to the bar and is not a partner in the partnership. She is Of Counsel at Berner Fleck Wettich, in this function she only works internally for the partnership and does not advise clients.



  • Of Counsel at Berner Fleck Wettich since 2020
  • Professor for civil, commercial and corporate law at the university Düsseldorf since 2015; besides visiting professor at the Università di Genova since 2022
  • Before FPS Rechtsanwälte, Düsseldorf (2012-2015)
  • Before Baker McKenzie, Düsseldorf (2008-2012)



  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Business Law Department of “Betriebs-Berater” magazine
  • Member of the scientific advisory board for the area of corporate law of the German Society for the Digitization of Tax and Corporate Law e.V.
  • Co-author of handbook Wachter (publisher), “Praxis des Handels- und Gesellschaftsrechts”
  • Author of various law review articles on commercial and corporate law



  • Universities of Münster, Germany, Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), France, and Cologne, law studies
  • University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • University of Cologne, Germany, doctorate degree in law (Dr. iur.)