Stephan primarily advises on national and international M&A transactions, corporate law / corporate governance, joint ventures, restructurings as well as on industry-specific distribution and contract law. His clients include strategic and institutional investors including private equity and venture capital funds.
Due to his many years of experience as Group General Counsel of a global pharmaceutical and chemical group, Stephan is very familiar with the specifics of these industries and is highly valued for his pragmatic advice. With his extensive transaction experience and special industry expertise, he advises clients in the life sciences, healthcare, chemicals, technology companies (including e-commerce), mechanical engineering, financial services and retail and automotive sectors.
|Since 2019||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing Germany|
|2014 – 2019||Group General Counsel, International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG), Frankfurt am Main|
|2011 – 2014||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing, M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Frankfurt am Main|
|2008 – 2011||Associate, Hogan Lovells, Private Equity, M&A|
|2008||Admitted as a lawyer, Frankfurt am Main|
|2008||Admitted as solicitor, England & Wales|
|2007||LL.M., International Commercial Law, University of Nottingham, England|
|2006||Second legal state exam, Bar Exam, Düsseldorf|
|2003||First legal state exam, Münster / Hamm|
|1998 – 2000||English legal studies, University of Münster|