Dr Thomas Rinne is a Partner at BUSE’s Frankfurt office since 2016. As a specialist for international commercial law, distribution law and trade law, Dr Thomas Rinne has been advising companies on their transnational activities for over 20 years. He focuses mainly on mid-sized businesses. Apart from drafting sustainable contracts, Dr Thomas Rinne assists the establishment of subsidiaries and affiliates when entering foreign markets and tackling product liability issues.
Dr Thomas Rinne advises both German companies wishing to expand their business activities internationally and international firms wishing to expand to Germany. Thereby, his focus lies on Spain, Spanish speaking countries of Latin America and the United States of America. As Abogado (Spanish lawyer) admitted to the Bar Association in Barcelona, Dr Thomas Rinne is seasoned in dealing with local customs and procedures. Having studied, inter alia, in Lausanne and Madrid, Dr Thomas Rinne has shaped his career from the very beginning with an international focus. He is business fluent in English, Spanish and French. His remarkable professional network comes from being President of Eurojuris International, an association of international law firms in Brussels (www.eurojuris.net) from 2005 to 2009, and from of his personal international relationships with the public authorities and in business.
Dr. Rinne is an active member of numerous international economic and legal organisations such as the German American Chamber of Commerce (New York), the German American Business Club South Florida in Miami, the International Bar Association in London, the German British Chamber of Commerce (London) and the German Spanish Chamber of Commerce (Madrid – Barcelona). In the past years and most recently in 2019, Dr. Rinne was nominated “Best Lawyer” in the sector “International Trade” by “Best Lawyers in Germany“ (cooperation with the Handelsblatt). He was a member of the board of the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce (Frankfurt am Main) for a number of years.
- Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2019, Handelsblatt
- German American Chamber of Commerce (New York)
- German-American Business Club of South Florida, Miami
- International Bar Association, London
- German-British Chamber of Commerce, London
- German-Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Madrid/Barcelona
- Amtliche Spanische Handelskammer in Deutschland, Frankfurt am Main
- German-Spanish Lawyers‘ Association
- Business Association for Latin America (LAV), Hamburg