Sascha Leske, LLM

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Tax Advisor, Partner

Private Equity

Sascha Leske

Sascha Leske provides legal and tax advice to clients in major M&A transactions, private equity investments and reorganizations. While his primary areas of focus include the fields of new technology, media and telecommunications, Mr. Leske is also experienced in matters involving manufacturing, infrastructure, retail and consumer goods and services. As head of Noerr’s New York office, he is a specialist in cross-border matters and regularly takes the lead in multinational projects, coordinating advice across several jurisdictions, including those involving developing and emerging markets.


  • AUCTUS: Advised on the sale of PharmaLex to US drug wholesaler Amerisource-Bergen for €1.28bn
  • GardaWorld: Advised on the acquisition of the EXOP Group
  • Dragoneer: Advised the US tech investor on the investment in German neobank N26
  • Adjust: Advised on the sale to US mobile technology company AppLovin
  • Deposit Solutions: Advised on the merger with Raisin
  • Wirecard AG: Advised on the sale of Wirecard North America to Centerbridge
  • Jumia Technologies AG: Advised Africa’s largest e-commerce provider on its IPO on the NYSE


  • 1st rank lawyer, Chambers Europe (2015)
  • Lawyer of the Year 2014 – 2015 Venture Capital, Best Lawyers (2015)
  • “Sascha Leske is a central figure at Noerr”, Legal 500 (2015)
  • "Highly committed”,client quote in JUVE Handbook (2014/2015)


  • Legal studies at the Universities of Dresden and Edinburgh (Scotland) and at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • Academic assistant at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • LL.M. in Edinburgh
  • With Noerr since 2004
  • Tax advisor certificate (2008)
  • Admitted to the Berlin Bar Association and the Berlin Tax Advisors’ Association