Patricia Volhard is a partner at P+P Pöllath + Partners. She specialises in structuring private investment funds (private equity, alternative assets, and real estate) with a focus on corporate and regulatory issues. She advises international and domestic fund sponsors and German institutional investors as well as private clients. She is a member of the legal advisory board of EVCA and chairwoman of the AIFMD working group.
Patricia is listed in various rankings as one of the leading attorneys in the area of cross-border fund structuring and regulatory law: Chambers Europe, Handelsblatt/BestLawyers, Legal 500 EMEA, Who's Who Legal, JUVE German Commercial Law Firms, Expert Guides (Woman in Business Law, Banking, Finance and Transactional Law), FN100 Influential Women, and World's Leading Banking Finance and Transactional Lawyers (2013).
She graduated as a lawyer in Germany and France and holds an LL.M. in banking and finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Admitted as an avocat à la cour in Paris and as a Rechtsanwalt in Frankfurt, she worked in the Paris and Frankfurt offices of a large US law firm prior to joining P+P as a partner in 2005.