Philip M. Schmoll

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer)
Associated Partner
Practice Group: Capital Markets
Practice Group: Corporate

Dr Philip M. Schmoll is Associated Partner and member of the pratice groups Capital Markets and Compliance & Investigations in our Frankfurt office. His practice focuses on capital market transactions (in particular ECM and Public M&A transactions) as well as the ongoing corporate and capital market law advice to listed companies. He also advises on complex regulatory and internal investigations relating to corporate and capital markets law as well as compliance cases, in particular in the area of board responsibility and liability issues.


  • Capital markets law with a focus on ECM & Public M&A
  • Corporate law with a focus on stock corporations
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Internal investigations


  • Secondment at a investment bank in Frankfurt am Main
  • Legal studies at the University of Heidelberg and at the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Doctoral studies in the field of Public M&A at the University of Heidelberg
  • Legal traineeship at an international law firm in Frankfurt am Main
  • Legal traineeship at the Berlin chamber court
  • With Noerr since 2017
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Bidders on public takeover offers: Optima Group/InTiCa Systems AG (2020); Fosun International Limited/TOM TAILOR Holding SE (2019)
  • Targets on public takeover offers: CTP/Deutsche Industrie REIT-AG (2021); Schneider Electric/RIB Software SE (2020); Commerzbank/comdirect bank AG (2019)
  • IPOs: Veganz Group AG (2021); Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (Uplisting 2021); fashionette AG (2020); Compleo Charging Solutions AG (2020); DFV Deutsche Familienversicherung AG (2018); STS Group AG (2018); existing investors on the IPO of Mister Spex SE (2021); Rocket Internet SE on the IPOs of home24 SE (2018), Westwing Group AG (2018), Global Fashion Group S.A. (2019) and Bike24 Holding AG (2021)


  • Recommended lawyer for Equity Capital Markets in Germany, PBV Directory (2022)
  • Recommended Lawyer for Compliance, The Legal 500 (2021)


  • VGR Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung
  • Deutsch-Schweizerische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (DSJV)
  • Verein zur Förderung des Deutschen, Europäischen und Vergleichenden Wirtschaftsrechts

Selected Publications

  • Share for Share (with Dr. Laurenz Wienke), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung from 24.03.2021
  • Neutral opinions pursuant to Section 27 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (with Dr. Volker Land), NZG 2021, 185 et seq.
  • EU simplifies raising of equity capital (with Dr. Julian Schulze De la Cruz), Börsen-Zeitung from 28.11.2020
  • The Statement of the Target Company and the Consideration in Takeovers, Dissertation, in: Series of Publications "German, European and Comparative Business Law", Nomos
  • Exchange offers according to WpÜG in light of the new prospectus regulation (with Dr. Julian Schulze De la Cruz), WM 2020, 630 et seq.
  • Not the big shot (with Dr. Julian Schulze De la Cruz), Börsen-Zeitung from 15.02.2020