Dr. Philip Schwarz van Berk, LL.M. is a partner at POELLATH in Berlin. Philip has been advising German and international fund managers on the structuring of alternative investment funds for over 15 years.
He and his team have advised numerous German fund managers on venture capital, buyout and real estate private equity funds. His expertise also includes secondary transactions and advising family offices on investments and investment structures for private equity and venture capital.
Philip publishes regularly in domestic and internationals journals, including commentaries and gives lectures in his areas of expertise.
Philip studied law at the University of Muenster (PhD, 2003) and at the University College London (UCL) where he obtained his LLM (2000). He was admitted to the bar in Berlin in 2004 and joined POELLATH the same year.