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Dr. Jannik Zerbst

Berlin / Hamburg

Jannik is active in the area of fund structuring. He primarily advises managers of venture capital and private equity funds on domestic and foreign structuring and all related issues.

Education and Career

Jannik studied law at Passau University. After working as a legal assistant for an international law firm in M&A and Corporate law, he studied Master of Laws at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. After that Jannik finished his PhD studies at Passau University whilst working for a university chair in the field of data protection law and it-security law. Jannik did his legal training and took his second state exam at the higher regional court of Schleswig. Before joining YPOG, Jannik worked as a lawyer at a law firm advising in Corporate and Commercial Law.


  • German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Ph.D. in law (Dr. iur.) (University of Passau)
  • LL.M. (Victoria University of Wellington)


  • German
  • English
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