Dr. Thomas Diekmann

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


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

He focuses on all aspects of German business and corporate law and advises corporate clients, private equity and venture capital funds 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” 2022 for private equity and M&A in Germany.


Thought Leadership

Select Publications

Chapter on Germany, International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) – Private Equity, 8th ed. 2022, p. 68 (the full chapter is available here)

Defense of Reliance on Legal Advice, Abhandlungen zum deutschen und europäischen Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht, Vol. 132, 2019 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Germany


  • German
  • English


  • Bochum Regional CourtSecond German State Examination2017
  • Ludwig Maximilians University MunichDr. jur.2017
  • University of MünsterFirst German State Examination2012