Bernhard has a broad practice covering financing, banking and capital markets. In doing so he advises banks, funds and corporate clients on syndicated loans, bonds and other financings.

This includes particularly structured financing, with a special emphasis on securitisations mortgage loans and other asset classes as well as restructuring of distressed debt.

He also advises corporate clients as well as private equity funds and other financial investors in financing transactions with particular expertise in the real estate sector.


  • Diplom Wirtschaftsjurist
  • University of Applied Science Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel and Frankfurt am Main (Diplom-Wirtschaftsjurist)
  • Universities of Mainz and Berlin (M.A. Philosophie)
  • University of Hamburg (Dr. rer. pol.)
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

*Not admitted to bar in Germany

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