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Dr. Lilly Fiedler

At YPOG, Lilly focuses on her activity as a notary. She offers the full range of notarial services. Her focus is on corporate and real estate law and includes, in particular, providing notarial services with regard to transactions involving corporate and real estate law. In corporate law, she also notarizes many VC financing rounds. Her practice is supplemented by advice and structuring in inheritance law - including corporate succession - and in family law. In family law, she frequently notarizes prenuptial agreements for founders.

Moreover, Lilly is and has been regularly recognized for her excellent professional expertise and dedication: as a Future Leader in Competition Law in Who's Who Legal: Competition - Future Leaders, where she was highlighted as a "passionate lawyer who delivers outstanding value to her clients and possesses great technical expertise". Handelsblatt, in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers©, regularly lists her in the category of Germany's best lawyers for corporate law.

She is a member of the German Notarial Association, the DJB, the StudV KartR and the DIJV.

Education and Career

Lilly studied law in Freiburg, Montreal and London (in addition, summer-study program in Beijing). Before joining YPOG, Lilly worked as an attorney with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Berlin with secondments to London and Düsseldorf. At Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, she most recently worked as a counsel specializing in antitrust law. Lilly passed her notary exam in 2019.


Lilly regularly notarizes financing rounds of emerging start-ups, but also larger corporate transactions and internal restructurings.

In addition, she regularly notarizes many limited liability company formations, especially in the start-up sector, also online.

Moreover, Lilly notarizes a great deal in real estate law, including private apartment and land purchases, and has many brokers who regularly refer to her, especially because of her very good English skills and the possibility of bilingual notarization.

For private individuals, Lilly is also often the first point of contact for planning and notarization in the context of succession planning as well as in relation to prenuptial agreements, especially those of founders and with regard to matrimonial property regimes clauses in partnership agreements.

As a lawyer, she has advised major corporations in transactions and also in cross-border antitrust proceedings for many years, including ABB, AB InBev, CONTINENTAL, LANXESS, Smiths Group, CVC/Messer, Takata.


  • German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwältin) and German qualified notary (Notarin)
  • Ph.D. in law (Dr. iur.) (Freiburg University)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Competition Law (King’s College London)


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Certifications of venture capital transactions: What really matters,
    in: JUVE Handbuch 2022/2023, ISBN 978-3-9819038-5-0, 1st edition 2022, pp. 723 - 724 (together with Tim Schlösser) [in German]
  • Chapter 21: Disclosure obligations during crisis,
    in: Rübenstahl / Hahn / Voet van Vormizeele, Handbook Antitrust Compliance, 1st edition 2020, pp. 770–783 (together with Christoph Seibt) [in German]
  • Art. 102 TFEU, margin nos. 35–107,
    in: Commentary on Antitrust Law, 3rd edition 2016 and 4th edition 2020 (together with Helmut Bergmann) [in German]
  • Merger control in Germany,
    in: GTDT Market Intelligence – Merger Control, May 2018 and June 2019 (together with Helmut Bergmann and Benjamin Schoo)
  • The cherry-picking by the European Commission and the consequences under private law – New impulses regarding the scope of the joint and several compensation inter se in the aftermath of EU antitrust fines,
    NZKart 2018, pp. 517–521 (together with Arne Klaas) [in German]
  • He who seeks shall find (if he can): prohibition of price-comparison machines in the selective distribution system under the “ASICS” case law,
    NZKart 2018, p. 252 (together with Mariya Serafimova) [in German]
  • New rules regarding the disclosure of evidence: Who must pick up the tab for the cost of disclosure?
    NZKart 2017, p. 497 (together with Marcus Niermann) [in German]
  • Price signaling: deciphering the shipping forecast,
    CPI 2016 volume 3, number 1, p. 14–24 (together with Nicholas Frey)
  • The protection of declarations made by leniency applicants and of settlement declarations from being inspected by third parties pursuant to the proposed directive by the European Commission,
    NZKart 2013, p. 350 (together with Anna Huttenlauch) [in German]
  • The current proposed directive of the European Commission – a great step forward for damages under antitrust law?,
    BB 2013, p. 2179 [in German]
  • Indirect buyers’ entitlement to claims and passing-on defense: private enforcement under antitrust law in Germany,
    BB 2012, p. 206 (together with Helmut Bergmann) [in German]
  • Class actions for enforcing European antitrust law. Use and possible structuring in procedural terms of collective redress proceedings under German law for purposes of private enforcement of European antitrust law (dissertation),
    Mohr Siebeck publishing house, 1st edition 2010 [in German]; reviewed by Voet van Vormizeele, G.C.L.R. 2010, p. 129 and Voet van Vormizeele, WuW 2011, p. 736 [the latter in German]
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