Law firm Briest
your lawyer for medium-sized enterprises

Welcome to your law firm


We are a law firm with a commercial focus, acting in association with tax advisors, accountants, engineers, investors, and funding partners.

Our trans-regional advice and support is aimed at mid-market entrepreneurs and medium-sized businesses. Our focus is business and company law and the realisation of reorganisations and restructurings with the takeover of management function.

In addition to supporting and implementing national and international projects we have an extensive network and a wide network through our partner law firms and tax advisors world-wide

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Hans-Jörg Briest, Founder of the law firm
About the Firm - Briest Law Firm

Our team in Waren

Our team in Waren works under the umbrella of Fidelis Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, whose managing director is the lawyer Hans-Jörg Briest.
Co-partners are the tax consultant and auditor Danilo Schmidt and the tax consultant Henry Jager. At the Waren (Müritz) location, there is a close cooperation with Fidelis Revision GmbH, which focuses on the area of comprehensive tax advice and auditing. With the team at the Waren (Müritz) location, medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania receive comprehensive support in the areas of law, tax advice and auditing. We provide our consulting services for companies in agriculture and forestry, for tourism companies, for companies in the hotel and catering industry as well as for construction and electrical companies.

Hans-Jörg Briest

Hans-Jörg Briest


is the founder of the firm and is responsible for the legal department, specialized in commercial law, corporate law and labour law, with a particular focus on restructuring and reorganization (insolvency).
Danilo Schmidt

Danilo Schmidt

Accountant and Tax consultant

supports clients in the areas of auditing and tax advice, for example in the field of auditing, auditing and advising agricultural businesses, company valuation and company succession, as well as advice on inheritance tax.

Henry Jager


assists clients with tax and strategic issues, such as the final audits of companies of all legal forms and sectors

Auditing, advising agricultural businesses, tourism companies, companies in the hotel and catering industry, construction and electrical companies.

Industry Consulting

Medium-sized enterprises


We assist our clients with business activities abroad.

Together with our partners, we are able to provide you with competent advice on business activities and international projects (such as the relocation of sites/productions) and can provide you with comprehensive legal and tax advice on projects in Asia (China, Vietnam, etc.) or Europe (in Malta, Switzerland, Hungary, Portugal, etc.). We also advise foreign investors on projects in Germany.

China / Germany


Business in both directions, for example the location development of German companies in China and the acquisition of German firms for Chinese investors.

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Germany / Saudi‑Arabia


We provide support for the processing of our clients’ orders in Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries and cooperate with investors, companies and law firms based there.