Dr. Markus Heider

Attorney (Germany) | Partner

Dr. Markus Heider, Portrait
Office Cologne
Kennedyplatz 2
+49 221 33660 95
mheider [at] goerg.de

Dr Markus Heider advises national and international companies on real estate law. He specialises in the field of transactions, project development and inventory management, for portfolios and individual properties.

Client Services
Real Estate Law


Dr Markus Heider advises national and international clients, including institutional investors, investment funds, PE companies and family offices. He specialises in sale and acquisition transactions, as well as complex retail, logistics, care, office or residential portfolios, in addition to individual properties such as shopping centres and retail parks. Thanks to many key roles providing advice to special services, interim managers and insolvency administrators, he also has particular expertise in sale transactions within the framework of insolvency or restructuring. In addition, he primarily advises institutional investors on the review, structuring and negotiation of real estate acquisitions, in particular in the field of complex project developments and portfolio transactions. His expertise is complemented by many long-term clients, including banks and real estate funds, who he advises on commercial rental law.


Dr Markus Heider has been a partner in the Real Estate Law Department of our Cologne office since 2005.

Following his degree in law at the University of Bonn, he then also obtained his doctorate there under Prof Dr Manfred Heinze. He then completed his legal training in Cologne, with clerkships in business law firms in Cologne and Melbourne (Australia).

He was admitted to the bar in 1999 and joined GÖRG in the same year.

Memberships and awards

  • “Up-and-coming lawyer” in Legal 500 in the field of real estate law
  • “Ranked lawyer” by Chambers Europe in the field of real estate law

Teaching activities and lectures

  • Lecturer at the University of Wuppertal in the REM + CPM master’s programme, in the field of commercial rental law and brokerage law, since 2005


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