STEFAN SCHMIERER, LL.M

Managing Partner

Mr Schmierer has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 2009. He is the only German lawyer admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong that permanently resides in Hong Kong and advises clients in all matters of German and Hong Kong law.

After moving to Hong Kong, Mr. Schmierer joined the foreign law firm of Lorenz & Partners from 2009 to 2017 as a Registered Foreign Lawyer. During this time, he advised a large number of foreign corporate clients in all matters of commercial and corporate law as well as tax law. ​In 2017, Mr. Schmierer was appointed as Solicitor in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong High Court and subsequently moved to Robinsons, Lawyers, a mid-sized Hong Kong law firm, where he built up and was responsible as a partner of the law firm.

Mr. Schmierer founded Ravenscroft & Schmierer in 2020 in order to provide even better services to his clients with boutique high-end commercial, tax and corporate litigation advice. He is leading Ravenscroft & Schmierer as Managing Partner and is as well responsible for the German Desk in the firm. 

Most of his clients are large and medium-sized to large sized companies from the German speaking area that are already located in Hong Kong or are considering opening an office in Hong Kong. Besides legal advice, Mr. Schmierer is also offering services such as business tax advice, Company Secretarial Services, accounting and auditing.

For many years, he has been cooperating with the German Consulate and the Austrian Trade Commission in Hong Kong and is well established in the German community of Hong Kong.

BACKGROUND

  • Born in Stuttgart, Germany

  • 2000 - Completion of a banker apprenticeship in Stuttgart

  • 2005 - German First State Examination in Law at University of Regensburg, Bavaria

  • 2006 - Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis, USA

  • 2008 - German Second State Examination in Law at Landgericht (District Court) of Regensburg, Bavaria

  • 2006 -2008 - Roedl & Partner Nuremberg and Beijing: Part-time position as legal trainee and trainee lawyer

  • 2009 - Roedl & Partner Stuttgart: Associated lawyer for commercial and tax law

  • 2009 - 2017 - Lorenz & Partners Hong Kong: Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong

  • 2017 -2020 - Robinsons, Lawyers: Head of German Desk, Partner

  • Since 2020 - Ravenscroft & Schmierer, Managing Partner, Head of German Desk

​Admissions

  • Germany, Stuttgart Bar Association

  • Solicitor in Hong Kong

Languages

  • English

  • German

Contact Details

Ravenscroft & Schmierer

22/F, Bupa Center,

141 Connaught Road West, 

Sai Ying Pun, Western District, 

Hong Kong

Cell +852 9229 6603  

Tel +852 2388 3899

Fax +852 2385 2696

www.rs-lawyers.com.hk

sschmierer@rs-lawyers.com.hk

Mission Statement

“Seeing the client’s satisfaction after the completion of a transaction is worth going the extra mile!”

What Clients Say

"Mit bestem Dank habe ich beigefügte Dokumente erhalten. Gleichzeitig möchte ich mich für die hervorragende Beratung bei Ihnen bedanken."
"His help on this project has been very beneficial and I am extremely satisfied with the result. I found him very easy to work with and he gave an excellent impression to all of our staff of your company."
"Ganz herzlichen Dank für Ihre vielfältige Unterstützung, die von mir sehr geschätzt wird."

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU

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