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Oliver Markmann represents a wide range of private equity clients as well as large and medium-sized domestic and international companies (listed and unlisted).

Oliver focuses his practice on corporate matters, including corporate restructurings and general corporate law topics with a focus on stock corporations. He advises national and international clients in private M&A transactions (share deals and asset deals) and the structuring of Joint Ventures. 

Another focus is to prepare and steer critical shareholder meetings, to implement mergers, spin-offs, domination / profit transfer agreements and the squeeze-out of minority shareholders. His experience also covers corporate litigation.

Oliver joined the team in 2013. In 2016, Oliver was seconded to Greenberg Traurig's London office.



  • Private Equity
  • High Growth Equity 
  • Private & Public M&A
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Law


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, 2021
  • “Top deal captain who is well on his way to following the footsteps of his older partners”, The Legal 500, 2021
  • “Dr. Oliver Markmann is an excellent senior associate on the team.” The Legal 500, 2021
  • “He can certainly be expected in the future." The Legal 500, 2021
  • “always very responsive, very commercial and good leader in complex situations." The Legal 500, 2021
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017


  • Second Legal State Exam, Berlin/Germany, 2013
  • First Legal State Exam, Freie Universität Berlin/Germany, 2008
  • University of Essex, Colchester/UK, 2006 
  • Universität Hamburg/Germany,  
  • Germany
  • German
  • English