• Admitted to bar 1983
  • Universities of Munich and Freiburg (Dr. jur.)
  • University of Berne
  • Law firm in London, 1983
  • Co-Managing Partner 2004-2008


  • Co-author: Beck Standard Forms Handbook for Civil, Commercial and Business Law, 9th ed. 2006
  • Handbook of the Small Stock Corporation, 5th ed. 2008
  • Co-author: Westermann/Wertenbruch, Manual on Partnerships, 2016


Member of the shareholders' committee and chairman of the supervisory board of Vaillant GmbH

Member of the advisory board of Felix Schoeller GmbH & Co. KG