Practice Areas

Private Funds, Tax, Venture Capital

Specialization

Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund Formation (Advising on related Tax, Regulatory, Corporate and Contract law): Advising Initiators and Investors on Structuring of and Invest­ments in Private Investment Funds; Private Placements in Germany; Fund Governance and Term Review of Private Equity Funds; Secondary Fund Trans­actions; Carried Interest and Management Fee Planning

Languages

German, English

CV

  • Joined P+P in 2005
  • Board Member of the German-American Lawyers-Association (DAJV), member of the "Investor Regulation Working Group" of Invest Europe (former EVCA European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association)
  • Admitted to bar in 2005
  • Internship at international investment bank in Frankfurt / Main
  • Foreign associate in corporate department of an international law firm in Hartford, CT, and New York City (USA, 2000-2001)
  • Research assistant at University of Connecticut with Prof. Angel Oquendo (1999-2000)
  • Student research assistant at Free University of Berlin with Prof. Philip Kunig (1995-1999)
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Friedrich-Naumann Scholarship, Erasmus Scholarship
  • Studied law in Berlin, Glasgow (UK) and Hartford (USA, University of Connecticut; LL.M., 2000)