Dr. Stephan Schade

+49 (30) 25353-102 call


Stephan advises well-known German and foreign clients on all aspects of contract, regulatory and tax law in fund structuring and fund investments, as well as fund secondaries and GP-led transactions. His particular focus is on fund compliance advice, in particular in the areas of data protection, money laundering prevention and regulatory reporting requirements. Clients appreciate his practice-oriented, targeted advice and structured process management.

  • Venture Capital
    • VC Funds
  • Private Funds
    • Fund Structuring
    • Fund Regulatory Law
    • Investor Advice
    • Fund Tax Law
    • Secondary Transactions
    • Fund Compliance
    • VC Funds
    • Investor Regulatory Law
    • Fund Terms
    • GP-Led Transactions


  • Joined POELLATH in 2005 (first as trainee and research assistant, since 2009 as associate)
  • Admitted to bar in 2007
  • Research assistant at the departments chaired by Prof. Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg (2001-2003) and by Prof. Kaspar Frey (2004-2005)
  • Traineeship inter alia at an international corporate law firm in the Capital Markets division
  • Studied law at European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder and worked as research associate. Gained Ph.D. at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg in 2012
German, English
“He is very pragmatic, client-oriented and highly efficient.”
“He is very pragmatic, client-oriented and highly efficient.”
Dr. Stephan Schade
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)