Joachim specialises in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and succession, and advises on venture capital deals and management buyouts.

He also has wide experience of cross-border tax issues and the development of closed-end funds. In addition, he assists in developing tax-optimised structures for SMEs and entrepreneurs. He has very broad knowledge of the automotive sector.

Joachim joined Osborne Clarke from the Cologne office of Graf von Westphalen Fritze & Modest in 2001. From 1996 until 1998 he worked for the German Group of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

He is a frequent lecturer on corporate and tax issues.