Dr Bernhard Fiedler, LL.M. is a banking lawyer based in Frankfurt. He has experience of debt financing transactions, real estate finance, in particular, and banking supervisory law.
Bernhard has advised banks, financial sponsors and corporates on acquisition finance, real estate finance and corporate loan transactions, as well as recapitalisations and restructurings.
He is part of our Transform initiative, focusing on legal tech and innovation, and has been instrumental in building several automation tools for a number of innovative products. He frequently publishes articles on legal tech and legal innovation and is a regular speaker at conferences and events.
Bernhard studied law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main, where he was also awarded a doctorate for his thesis on banking and insurance supervisory law. He holds an LL.M. in commercial law from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Prior to joining the Frankfurt practice in 2010, Bernhard worked as a trainee in the banking team of another leading law firm in Germany and New York City. He has also been seconded to the legal departments of two leading German banks.