Jens heads up the Venture-Capital Group of Taylor Wessing in Germany. He advises national and foreign companies on all matters relating to M&A, venture-capital, and private-equity transactions. In that respect, he focuses on advising private-equity funds, venture-capital investors, and technology-driven companies.
He has been supporting start-ups and investors in more than 500 transactions, from business-angel investments to unicorn funding rounds with a volume of several hundred million euros. Together with his team, he routinely acts for his clients in the entire “investment life cycle” - from a company’s formation to its exit. Jens teaches corporate finance and venture capital at the HAW Hamburg and at the Bucerius Law School Hamburg.
|Since 2006||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2002 – 2006||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|Since 2011||Lecturer, HAW Hamburg (Corporate Finance & Venture Capital)|
|1999 – 2001||Founder of an agency for media advice and public relations|
|1997 –1999||Research assistant, Haushaltsausschuss der Hamburgischen Bürgerschaft|
|2002||Established as a lawyer, Hamburg|
|2002||Doctoral degree, Universität Hamburg|
|2002||Second state examination, Hamburg|
|1997||First state examination, Hamburg|
|1991 – 1997||Degree in law, Universität Hamburg and London School of Economics|
"Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen der Unternehmens- und Projektfinanzierung für IT-Unternehmen", Vortrag Fortbildung für FAe für IT-Recht, Hamburg, 2009
|Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung e.V.|