Dr. Josef Zanker
born November 1965

Attorney at law and
specialized attorney in business and company law

Education and qualifications:


Law at the University of Augsburg, Germany, and First Legal State Examination in Augsburg


Practical stage of training supervised by the High Court of Augsburg, Germany, and Second Legal State Examination in Augsburg


Doctorate thesis on the contract between the driving school and the learner


April 1994

Admitted to the Munich Bar ("Rechtsanwalt") and specialized in business and company law and administrative law, representing clients before all courts within Germany (except BGH)


Associate attorney with the Augsburg law firm Dr. Gruno & Weisbach


Partner at the Augsburg law firm Waibel, Hoppert, Rubach & Kollegen


Admitted as “Specialized Attorney in administrative law ("Fachanwalt für Verwaltungsrecht")

2004 to date

Foundation and Partner of law firm Zanker & Vorbuchner


Admitted as “Specialized Attorney in business and company law ("Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht"), after reading the course in Munich for six months in 2006, sitting for four tests and presenting over 150 different cases to the experts covering all fields of business and company law


RAK München, Bar Association Munich BRAK Berlin, German Federal Bar, Center for Combatting Unfair Competition, Bad Homburg

Zanker & Vorbuchner