Dr. Hendrik Braun

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Dr. Hendrik Braun is a corporate partner in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

He focuses on private equity transactions and M&A and advises on all aspects of business and corporate law. Hendrik has many years of experience advising private equity investors on domestic as well as cross-border M&A, public takeovers and corporate reorganizations. He is listed among the “Best Lawyers” for corporate law in Germany by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2023.


Thought Leadership


Germany: Private Equity, The Legal 500: Private Equity Comparative Guide, 5th ed. 2023 (together with Jörg Ruff; the full chapter is available here)

New developments in the “derivation action” according to the Companies Act 2006, Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft (RIW), 2010, p. 424 (together with Dr. Christian Strothotte)

Withdrawal rights after the merger of listed stock corporations with unchanged control in the receiving entity?, Die Aktiengesellschaft (AG), 2009, p. 22 (together with Dr. Michael Burg)

The non-influential member in the voting pool, Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), 2008, p. 982

The exemption from the mandatory offer under the WpÜG: at the same time a comparative study of the laws in the United Kingdom, Austria and Switzerland, Studien zum Handels-, Arbeits- und Wirtschaftsrecht, 2008 (Baden Baden: Nomos)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2010Germany


  • German
  • English


  • Regional Court of BonnSecond State Examination2009
  • University of BonnDr. jur.2008
  • University of OxfordMag. jur.2007
  • University of GöttingenFirst State Examination2004