Philip Meichssner is the head of the German Corporate / M&A group. He advises German and international companies on mergers and acquisitions and all types of share transactions, in particular in relation to private equity and venture capital financing.

Philip also provides legal guidance in the field of capital market law, in particular on initial public offers in various stock market segments and on real estate transactions.

In addition to advising financial investors and major corporations, Philip also advises young entrepreneurs, start-up companies and foreign clients in establishing or expanding their business operations in Germany. He has many years of experience in national and cross-border acquisitions. Philip advised a public listed stock corporation (AG) on changing its form into a European stock corporation (SE).

Philip qualified as a lawyer in 2000. Before he joined Osborne Clarke in May 2005, he worked for an international law firm in Munich that is associated with a large accounting firm. During his legal traineeship, he worked at Loeb & Loeb, LLP in New York. Philip is a specialist in tax law and co-author of “Die GmbH – Recht, Steuer” [The Limited Company – Law, Tax], Erich Schmidt publishing company, 2004.

Smart Reporting

Osborne Clarke has advised the MedTech start-up Smart Reporting on its EUR 23 million Series C financing round. Read more here.

RS Group plc

Osborne Clarke advises RS Group plc on the EUR 365m acquisition of Distrelec B.V. Read more here.

Galileo Global Education Germany

Osborne Clarke advises Galileo on acquisition of AKAD University, read more


Osborne Clarke advises N26 in billion-dollar funding round with top investors.

Amscan International

Osborne Clarke advises Amscan International on the acquisition of Luftballon-Markt GmbH, read more

Allgeier SE

Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on the acquisition of it-novum GmbH, read more

arivis AG

Osborne Clarke advises arivis AG on the sale of compliance division to BioMedion AG, read more

Allgeier Enterprise Services AG

Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier Enterprise Services AG on the acquisition of publicplan GmbH, read more

Framode GmbH

Osborne Clarke advises Framode GmbH (Pimkie Germany) on protective shielding procedures, read more

Providence Strategic Growth

Osborne Clarke advises Providence Strategic Growth on investment in Hornetsecurity, read more


Osborne Clarke named "Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020", read more

Smart Reporting

Osborne Clarke advises Smart Reporting on Series B funding round, read more


Osborne Clarke advises ReachHero on acquisition by blockescence, read more


Osborne Clarke advises Zeuz on financing round, read more

Gustoso Group

Osborne Clarke advises Gustoso Group on investment in Ruff's Burger, read more

Allgeier SE

Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on acquisition of iQuest Group, read more.

Allgeier SE

Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on acquisition of US company Objectiva Software Solutions, read more

PartnerFonds AG

Osborne Clarke advises PartnerFonds AG on 44% acquisition of Blue Cap AG, read more

Gustoso Gruppe

Advised Gustoso group on investment in Ciao Bella, read more

Empresaria Group

Advised on the €14.6m acquisition of German recruitment company, Headway

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