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Markus M. Pfaff

Dr. Markus M. Pfaff

Rechtsanwalt | Head of Banking & Finance Group, CMS Germany

CMS Hasche Sigle
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
Languages German, English

Markus Pfaff specialises in finance transactions and restructuring, with a focus on acquisition and corporate finance as well as real estate and asset finance (aircrafts). He also advises on non-performing loan transactions, either acting for German and international banks or leasing companies and investors. Leading industry publications regularly recommend Markus for his expert know-how and the goal-oriented advice he provides.

After six years with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Duesseldorf, Frankfurt and New York, Markus joined CMS in 2009 as a partner.

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  • 2000 - 2001: Research assistant at the University of Heidelberg and PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. iur. Dres. h.c. Peter Hommelhoff at the university’s Institute of German and European Corporate and Business Law

  • 1998 - 2000: Trainee lawyer in the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate

  • 1993 - 1998: Law studies at the Universities of Saarbruecken, Lausanne an Heidelberg

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