Maria specialises in private equity and venture capital and advises shareholders, investors, as well as companies on all matters relating to corporate law - from a company’s formation to its exit. She focuses her practice on advising clients at all phases of company acquisitions and disposals, in particular, on matters relating to buy-outs and exits, as well as the different types of equity financing.
Maria has extensive expertise in designing profit-sharing schemes for managers and employees. In addition to advising clients in a multifaceted manner, she also devotes a great deal of her time to the continuous improvement of the firm, including the training of junior lawyers and implementing legal tech solutions.
|Since 2010||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2005 – 2010||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2005||Middle-sized law firm, Düsseldorf|
|2005||Admitted and established as a lawyer, Düsseldorf|
|2004||Second state examination, Cologne|
|2002 – 2004||Legal clerkship, Cologne|
|2001||First state examination, Cologne|
|1996 – 2000||Degree studies in law, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität of Freiburg and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität of Bonn|
Nachrangdarlehen, Partiarische Darlehen, Forderungsverzicht gegen Besserungsschein, in Fremdfinanzierung für den Mittelstand, S. 221 – 259
|Board member of Private Equity Forum NRW|
Taylor Wessing advises DeepL on financing round with IVP, Bessemer, Atomico and WiL
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