Dr. Marcus Commandeur

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Dr. Marcus Commandeur is a corporate associate in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

He advises corporate clients, private equity and other financial investors on national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions as well as public takeovers and corporate reorganizations. Handelsblatt Best Lawyers lists him among the “Ones to Watch” 2023 for private equity, M&A and corporate law in Germany.


Thought Leadership

Select Publications

The impact of European employee protection provisions on the German Company Law of the GmbH, EWS 2021, p. 128–138

Short attacks by activist short sellers - Legal assessment and defensive measures for affected companies, AG 2020, p. 575–583

The prohibition on trading for persons discharging managerial responsibilities under Art. 19 para 11 MAR  Selected issues and und legal policy assessment, ZBB 2018, p. 114–126

Managers' transactions acc. Art. 19 MAR — The significance of directors' dealings in the context of public takeover law. 2018. Baden Baden: Nomos


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Germany


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Higher Regional Court of MunichSecond State Examination2020
  • University of MünsterDr. jur.2018
  • University of MünsterFirst State Examination2016
  • London School of Economics and Political ScienceB.Sc.2010