Dr. Sylvia Kaufhold Salary Partner

Sylvia Kaufhold


Lawyer, Maître en droit

Areas of expertise

Special sector knowledge

  • Consumer
  • Industrials
  • Real estate


  • German
  • English
  • French

Brief biography

  • Since 2021 Mazars Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2016 – 2021 own chambers, since 2019 esb Rechtsanwälte (Of Counsel)
  • 1999 – 2016 Noerr LLP, Practice Group Commerce & Trade
  • 1995 – 1999 Notary public assessor in Dresden and Würzburg
  • 1991 – 1995 Legal clerkship (Referendariat) in Würzburg and Paris
  • 1985 – 1991 Law Student at the University of Bayreuth, Würzburg and Caen (France)


Dr. Sylvia Kaufhold, Maître en droit, is Salary Partner at Mazars since 2021. She was born both with German and French citizenship. Before, she worked for 17 years at the European law firm Noerr LLP, eventually as a Partner. At Noerr LLP, she was a member of the practice group purchasing, logistics & distribution.

Dr. Sylvia Kaufhold advises notable national and international companies in fashion & luxury, consumer goods and industry. She is mainly focused on (international) civil- and Trade law, especially regarding terms & conditions and contract law (B2B und B2C), as well as E-Commerce and digitization. Furthermore, Sylvia Kaufhold, a notary, advises on general queries regarding real estate transactions and property law.

She was decorated various times by “Best Lawyers in Germany” (Handelsblatt) in the category “Deutschlands beste Anwälte” (Germany’s best lawyers) in the area of distribution law.

Dr. Sylvia Kaufhold participates in various legislative committees of the “Deutscher Anwaltverein” (German lawyer association) and is very interested in legislative issues, especially in a European context. She coordinates the “French Desk” for Mazars in Germany.

Participation in professional bodies of the profession and other functions

  • Gesetzgebungsausschuss Zivilrecht beim Deutschen Anwaltverein (DAV)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht beim DAV
  • Deutsches Nationales Komitee der Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)
  • Deutsch-französische Juristenvereinigung
  • Association Henri Capitant Deutschland
  • Deutscher Juristentag
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesetzgebung
  • Dresdner Juristische Gesellschaft