Robin Eyben is a venture capital and M&A lawyer. He advises technology-driven investors, founders and companies ranging from early-stage start-ups to large corporations on complex corporate transactions, venture capital financing rounds, convertible loans, venture debt, strategic acquisitions, joint ventures, mergers, and exits.

Having advised clients from the U.S., Asia and Europe in hundreds of transactions, Robin has gained deep experience in structuring, negotiating and executing complex matters. He has extensive knowledge of the latest venture capital and M&A deal terms and market trends as well as insight into the challenges that startups and growth companies often face during scaling and expansion. 

Robin regularly shares his experience and knowledge as speaker on industry events, conferences and workshops. He has published various articles on M&A, venture capital and venture debt.

Before joining Osborne Clarke, Robin practiced law in other large international law firms in Munich, New York and Berlin. He studied law and economics in Berlin, Washington D.C., Rome, Aix-en-Provence and Ghent.

Robin was awarded as the best lawyer for venture capital in Berlin by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in 2022 and is also listed as one of the best German lawyers for VC, M&A and corporate law in 2022 and 2023. Robin is further recognised as often recommended for M&A and venture capital in the legal directories Legal500 and JUVE.

Robin Eyben always works at the highest level of quality, manages his excellent team in an extraordinarily time- and cost-efficient manner, and is also almost always personally available. He is a very strong negotiator and always has creative solutions to complex problems.

Legal 500

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I execute corporate transactions and financings efficiently and successfully. I provide our clients with central and direct access to the full range of high-quality legal services of a leading international technology law firm. This includes an international network of innovative growth companies and investors which bridge Germany, notably Berlin, with other technology hubs including Silicon Valley.

Great and solution-oriented negotiator, very good legal skills.

JUVE 2023 / 2024

Osborne Clarke advises on sale of Plantix to Helm AG, read more.

Warburg Pincus / Hollyport Capital

Osborne Clarke has again advised Warburg Pincus and Hollyport Capital on a EUR 20m financing round of McMakler. Read more here.

Segenia Capital

Osborne Clarke has advised venture capital fund Segenia Capital on the latest financing round of InsurTech start-up Thinksurance. Read more here.


Osborne Clarke advises mobility budget platform RYDES on seed funding, read more


Osborne Clarke advises Taxfix on acquisition of start-up Steuerbot, read more

Smart Steel Technologies

Osborne Clarke advises AI start-up Smart Steel Technologies on the participation by Heraeus, read more


Advised the three former co-founders of Gorillas, Ronny Shibley, Jörg Kattner and Felix Chrobog, on the sale of their shares in Gorillas to Getir.


Osborne Clarke advises PwC on intended launch of AI certification provider “CertifAI” – a project by PwC, DEKRA and City of Hamburg’s Innovation Fund, read more


Osborne Clarke advises CloudFactory on acquisition of machine learning platform Hasty, read more


Osborne Clarke advises AI start-up Workist in Series A funding round, read more

CitNOW Group

Osborne Clarke has advised Livingbridge and Tenzing backed portfolio company, CitNOW Group, on five bolt-on acquisitions, read more

VR Ventures

Osborne Clarke advises VR Ventures on the sale of Penta, read more

VR Ventures

Osborne Clarke advises VR Ventures on investment in Empion, read more


Osborne Clarke advises Taxfix on its USD 220 million Series D Funding Round, read more

Sylphar NV and KaroPharma AB

Osborne Clarke advises Sylphar NV and Karo Pharma AB on purchase of Satin Naturel, read more

OSF Digital

Osborne Clarke advises OSF Digital on the acquisition of netnomics, read more

Force Over Mass and VR Ventures

Osborne Clarke advises Force Over Mass and VR Ventures on Banxware funding round, read more

Warburg Pincus and Hollyport Capital

Osborne Clarke advises Warburg Pincus and Hollyport Capital on Series D financing round of McMakler, read more

coparion and VR Ventures

Osborne Clarke advises coparion and VR Ventures in Series A financing of Finanzguru, read more


Osborne Clarke has advised DoorDash on USD 750 million Series B financing round of rapid delivery firm Flink SE, read more

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