Dennis advises in particular financial investors on transactions of all kind.

Education and Career

Dennis studied law in Münster and completed his practical legal training at the Hamburg Higher Regional Court. Before he joined SMP, he was with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, as well as with Milbank LLP, among others.


Dennis's recent work highlights include advising:

  • Exporo AG on strategic partnership with Zinsland
  • BPE Private Equity on the acquisition of Hasenkopf as well as on additional add-on transactions
  • A listed stock corporation in connection with a public delisting tender offer


  • Proof of causation giving rise to liability in the context of incorrect ad-hoc disclosure: A possible field of application for the presumption that the addressee of mandatory information/advice would have complied with the information/advice received had it been given correctly, or given at all?, 2016