Jana Schneider Senior Associate

Speaks:  English, German, Russian

Qualified: 2016 - Rechtsanwältin, Germany

Primary office:  Frankfurt

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Jana Schneider

Jana Schneider is a senior associate in the real estate practice group of Gowling WLG's Frankfurt office.

Jana advises national and international clients on all aspects of real estate commercial law with focus on real estate transactions (both asset and share deals). She has several years of experience in the field of conducting due diligences in the course of real estate acquisitions. She also advises clients on their asset management of properties, lease agreements, development and maintenance or outsourcing of services including legal enforcement of claims. She has experiences in the field of W&I transactions advising on behalf of insurance companies / underwriters.


  • Advised a US listed company acting through its local subsidiary entity on conclusion of commercial lease agreements for several nationwide retail assets.
  • Advised German investment manager CONREN Land on the acquisition of serval office buildings in Germany.
  • Advised a US listed company on the sale of a research centre.
  • Advised HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment GmbH on the acquisition of the Media Tower in Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Advised HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment GmbH on the acquisition of an office building in Mannheim, Germany.
  • Advised a German real estate service provider on the acquisition of senior nursing homes in Northern Germany (share deal).
  • Advised a UK investor on the acquisition of two student living accommodations in Northern Germany and subsequent sale with refurbishment obligation along with complex refinance structure.
  • Advised a German fund on the acquisition of an office building in Hamburg including hereditary building right.
  • Advised German insurance companies on several W&I transactions.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Career
      July 2023
      Gowling WLG, Senior Associate
  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Pinsent Masons (Frankfurt), Associate
  • 2017

    • Career
      March 2017
      Hogan Lovells LLP (Hamburg and Frankfurt), Associate
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Rechtsanwältin, Germany
  • 2015

    • Career
      July 2015
      King & Spalding LLP (Frankfurt), Associate
    • Education
      Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Duesseldorf, Germany, Second State Exam
  • 2012

    • Education
      Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany, First State Exam