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Dr. Gerrit Breetholt


Gerrit provides advice on all matters of corporate law related to funds, corporations and growth-oriented companies. He has a particular focus on M&A and venture capital transactions.

Education and Career

Gerrit studied law at University of Münster, Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and the University of Virginia School of Law. During his legal clerkship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg, Gerrit completed, among others, a training at the German Football League (DFL) in Frankfurt as well as at YPOG’s Hamburg office.


  • Ph.D. in law (Dr. iur.) (University Mannheim)
  • LL.B. (Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)


  • German
  • English
  • Legal status of elite soccer referees in Germany
    Duncker & Humblot, 2022
  • Age discrimination of elite referees?
    SpoPrax 2021, 365 (in German)
Dr. Gerrit Breetholt

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