Moritz primarily advises financial investors and listed companies on all kinds of national and cross-border transactions as well as generally on issues of corporate and capital markets law.

Education and Career

Moritz studied law at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, at the University of Pennsylvania and at Christ Church, Oxford. He completed his practical legal training at the Hamburg Higher Regional Court, including stints at the Hamburg and Hong Kong offices of a major international law firm. Before joining SMP, Moritz was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.



Moritz's recent work highlights (as part of his previous work with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) include advising:

  • STADA on the delisting acquisition offer made by Bain Capital and Cinven
  • a DAX company on the spin-off of a corporate division
  • a German stock corporation in the context of a planned IPO
  • several real-estate investors on asset deals and share deals