Maike Hölscher

Dr Maike Hölscher


Maike specializes in the area of public commercial law, including the relevant constitutional and European aspects. 
The focus of her work is advising on public law in the context of transactions as well as on administrative proceedings. Maike’s specific expertise is in the area of building, planning and environmental law. Her practical experience is built on insights gained by intensive academic research done in the context of her doctoral thesis dealing with planning, administrative and constitutional law questions. In addition, Maike is active as a speaker in this area. Her practice also includes advising on legal questions relating to foreign trade law, including export control, embargo and EU sanctions law.


Representative matters

A data center developer on planning and building law issues relating to new development projects.

Developer and real estate manager for (logistics) real estate on project development and sales.

Asset manager on the sale of a shopping center.

International company on potential environmental liabilities.

Companies and banks on compliance with EU sanctions.

Published Work

  • Olgemöller, U., Hölscher, M., (2024), European Union Export Controls (Chapter 37), in: Kritzer u.a. (Hrsg.), International Contract Manual, Thomson Reuters.
  • Hölscher, M. (2023), „Sozialgerechte Bodennutzung durch kooperative Baulandmodelle – Rechtliche Grundlagen und Grenzen“
  • Hölscher, M., Göckler, T., Zinger, C., (2020), Merkhilfe für Klausuren rund um den Bebauungsplan, in: Jura 2020, 1339 ff.
  • Hölscher, M., Göckler, T., Zinger, C., (2020), Grundlagenwissen rund um den Bebauungsplan, in: Jura 2020, 1309 ff.



Admitted as German Rechtsanwältin, Germany, 2022


Dr. iur., University Heidelberg, Germany, 2023

Second German Law Degree, Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe, Germany, 2018

First German Law Degree, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2016

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.