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Dr. Tim Schlösser

Tim advises and represents corporate clients, private equity and venture capital funds as well as other financial investors on corporate law and M&A transactions. In addition, Tim's practice includes corporate restructurings, capital markets law, and advising on corporate compliance.

In this year's The Best Lawyers® in Germany edition the US publishing house in cooperation with business daily Handelsblatt® commend Tim as one of Germany's best lawyers for capital markets, corporate and mergers and acquisitions law. Germany's leading economic magazine WirtschaftsWoche ranks Tim as a top lawyer for corporate law.

Education and Career

Tim studied law in Freiburg and Munich as well as at Harvard Law School. BEfore joining YPOG, Tim was co-founder of SMP [in 2017]. Prior to this, Tim was a Counsel with the international law firm Hengeler Mueller.


Tim's recent work highlights include advising (in his previous position with an international law firm):

  • Raisin on the acquisition of MHB-Bank AG
  • VR Equitpartner on the acquisition of Votronic group
  • Partech Partners on its investment in Urban Sports Club
  • Founders of Data Artisans on their sale to Alibaba
  • Merger of a listed German corporation with a US listed corporation
  • Large private equity investor in connection with joint venture investment
  • Sale of a large German shipping company for a German family office


  • German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Ph.D. in law (Dr. iur.) (Munich University)
  • LL.M. (Harvard)


  • German
  • English
  • Civil law consequences of breaches of financial sanctions under the European embargo regime
    WM 2016, S. 1323-1333 (together with Wolfgang Spoerr) - (in German)
  • Exerting pressure in contract negotiations: an economic analysis of German civil law
    Munich 2014 - (in German)
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