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Phillip is working as a Senior Associate in the Corporate practice in Düsseldorf.

Phillip advises national and international clients on corporate law, restructuring and M&A transactions.


Phillip studied at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and completed his Legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Koblenz in 2014. He was admitted to bar in 2015.

Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills Phillip worked as a lawyer for a major international and a major German law firm.

Recent Publications

  • Comment on OLG Celle, decision of 4 April 2023 – 9 U 102/22, EWiR 2023, 521
  • Comment on BGH, judgment of 14 March 2023 – II ZR 162/21, ZPG 2023, 265
  • Der grenzüberschreitende Rechtsformwechsel einer GmbH – Rechtsgrundlagen, Ablauf und Praxishinweise, GmbHR 2022, 721.
  • Umwandlungsrechtliche Umtausch-, Abfindungs- und Ausgleichsansprüche als Gegenstand des Rechtsverlusts nach § 44 WpHG, WM 2020, 300

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Turkish investors on the acquisition of large parts of the Veritas Group*

    Solea AG on the sale of a majority stake in companies of the Mainova Group*

    VIB Vermögen AG in connection with a public tender offer by the DIC Group*

    Vitesco Technologies AG on the spin-off from Continental AG*

    CFH Investment Bank on the acquisition and sale of commercial real estate in Frankfurt am Main by way of a share deal and asset deal*

    CFH Investment Banking on the corporate reorganization of subsidiaries*

    Major shareholder in connection with the restructuring of Metro AG*

    Mandates from the time before joining Herbert Smith Freehills LLP*

*prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills LLP