Born in Essen in 1955. Studied law in Bonn. 1980 first State examination, 1983 second State examination. Research assistant at the University of Bonn, 1983. 1986 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Knobbe‐Keuk, Bonn. Lawyer in Bonn, 1985 to 1988. Foreign Associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York, 1988.
Joined the firm in 1989.
Mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, tax law, restructuring and privatization of public enterprises, in particular with regard to tax and company‐law issues
Publications on Corporate law.