Ralph advises banks and financial institutions, as well as borrowers, on all different kinds of financings and related corporate and regulatory issues. His practice covers syndicated and bilateral loans to investment grade and non-investment grade borrowers, private placements including German Schuldscheine, complex secured financings such as borrowing base structures, combinations of loans and Schuldscheine or registered notes (Namensschuldverschreibungen), structured financings and LC/LG financings.

Ralph also has a particular focus on real estate financings, including covered bond issues.


  • Admitted to bar 2001
  • University of Heidelberg (Dr. jur.)
  • King's College London