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Setting Up In Germany


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Department for International Trade and Squire Patton Boggs


03rd July 2019

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Squire Patton Boggs, 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP

Germany is the UK’s second largest export market and trading partner, with trade between the UK and Germany reaching £133 billion in 2018. It has a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of almost £3 trillion and, as a market similar to the UK, offers long-term potential for many UK businesses.

There is particular demand for UK goods and services in the technology, automotive, health and life sciences, and food and drink sectors.

This event, from the Department for International Trade UK & Germany in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs, brings together experts on the German market to share insights to help you do business and set up operations in Germany.

The event will cover:

  • Doing a Deal in Germany
  • German Labour Law Hurdles
  • Setting Up and Doing Business in Germany
  • Commercial Contracting in Germany
  • Case study from a Yorkshire and the Humber business successfully exporting to Germany

David Watson, Trade Adviser/Volume Co-Ordinator at the Department for International Trade in Dusseldorf, Hannah Kendrick, Partner at Squire Patton Boggs, and Annie Bradley, International Trade Adviser for the Department for International Trade Yorkshire and the Humber, will be available to advise you at one-to-one meetings after the event, bookable at registration.

This event is suitable for large SMEs and MSBs from any sector who want to grow their business or set up in Germany. 

Join the Department for International Trade and Squire Patton Boggs and find out how your business can succeed in this exciting market.