We advise SMEs and start-ups on business law.


14 November 2022

B4U law designs commercial contracts for Genie InBot

21 July 2022

B4U law advises EASYSENT on their share deal with GOBLIN

24 June 2022

Tim A. Fongern listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany 2023

5 April 2022

B4U law sponsored runners of the charity run for the Ukraine Network Mainz

9 January 2021

B4U law advises KBH kitchenware on their asset deal with CARL MERTENS

Our services


  • Creating the appropriate legal structure for the implementation of your business;
  • If necessary, restructuring of your legal structure – including its liquidation; and
  • Planning and execution of mergers with other companies or their acquisition (M&A).


  • Drafting and reviewing of your commercial contracts – for instance, international sales, distribution or licence agreements;
  • Negotiating with your customers and business partners; as well as
  • Enforcing your contracts, meeting deadlines and monitoring potential risks in contract performance.


  • Prevention and resolution of possible conflicts with government, shareholders, business partners or customers; and
  • If necessary, representation and defence of your interests in court.

Legal Counsel Services

  • Ongoing extrajudicial advice on business law issues at fixed fees;
  • Preparation, implementation and follow-up of shareholders‘ meetings and their resolutions (corporate housekeeping), and
  • Monitoring contract implementation, deadlines and follow-up (contract monitoring).

Our team

Tim A. Fongern


Tim A. Fongern advises companies and their owners on matters of corporate law as well as national and international commercial law. In these areas of law he also represents his clients in negotiations, before authorities, notaries, and in court proceedings.

Before founding B4U law in 2020, Tim A. Fongern worked for large international and renowned medium-sized commercial law firms in Frankfurt and Singapore, most recently as the partner responsible for the German practice of a Chinese law firm.

Short biography
  • Practicing lawyer since 2015
  • ESSEC Business School
  • University of London
  • German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Publications (selection)
  • Handelsblatt: Anwälte der Zukunft / Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany™ 2023

Ning Zhou, LL.B. (Beijing), LL.M. (Frankfurt)

Head of China Desk

Ning Zhou is responsible for the operation of our China desk and the communication with our Chinese clients. He has many years of working experience as an in-house counsel and supports the clients on both legal and business-related aspects – in particular, in M&A transactions, asset investments, corporate and project financing, and international trade.

Before joining B4U law, Ning Zhou worked as the head of legal in the European headquarters of a multinational energy enterprise as well as in the business development of a Swiss energy company and was responsible for M&A transactions in the German branch of a Chinese investment fund.

Short biography
  • Chinese legal professional qualification since 2010
  • Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • University of International Business and Economics Beijing
Publications (selection)
  • Zhou, Ning, The Trend and Structure Analysis of Chinese Listed Company’s M&A of European Assets, Frankfurt 2016

Value-based fees

Our clients and we are uncomfortable with hourly billing, which is often incalculable in advance. Instead, we offer our clients – wherever possible – fixed prices based on the economic value of a matter.





+49 69 2573 75 354

Postal address

B4U law

Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6

60313 Frankfurt am Main


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