Dr. Philipp SchönAttorney
Certified Specialist for Business and Corporate Law

Expertise and Practice

Dr. Philipp Schön is an experienced corporate lawyer. Since his admission to the bar in 2009 he has been regularly advising on corporate transactions (M&A). An additional focus of his practice lies in real estate law. In particular, Philipp has in depth expertise in structuring and carrying out real estate transactions (share/asset deals) as well as in matters of commercial leasing law. In addition, he co-heads the financial services and financing practice with Dr. Michael Demuth. Philipp is a good contact for aspects involving bank regulatory law (e.g., German Banking Act and Securities Act) and contract law aspects pertaining to corporate financing, particularly for the financing of real estate projects. Philipp further serves domestic and foreign clients as an external in-house counsel and covers all areas of corporate housekeeping in Germany.

Philipp routinely advises foreign clients in English and Spanish in all of the above-mentioned areas. He is familiar with the special needs and demands of doing business across borders.

Additional Background

Philipp read law in Goettingen, Hamburg, and Alicante and perfected his Spanish language skills as a foreign legal counsel at a major law firm in Caracas, Venezuela. He completed his legal clerkships in Hamburg and London with rotations at international law firms in the areas of commercial and corporate law.

Upon admission to the bar in 2009, Philipp wrote his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Professor Dr. Christian Tietje on an arbitration law matter with references to international tax and corporate law. At the same time, he worked as a research assistant at the Berlin office of a major international law firm.

Later, Philipp joined the Frankfurt office of Mannheimer Swartling AB, the leading Scandinavian commercial law firm, where he advised on M&A and corporate law. Before joining ROSE & PARTNER Philipp worked for a mid-sized law firm with an international focus, where he advised on corporate law, real estate law, and financing matters. He heads the real estate practice at ROSE & PARTNER.