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

He advises financial sponsors and corporate clients on the preparation and implementation of M&A projects as well as public takeovers. In the field of corporate and capital markets law, he focuses on shareholders‘ meetings, capital measures and other structural measures as well as on matters relating to corporate governance, securities trading law and groups of companies.


Thought Leadership


  • Shareholders‘ consent in case of an acquisition of shares in a target company?, Duncker & Humblot, “AGK” series, Vol. 102, 2017


  • Start of the time limitation period for claims against board members in case of a “permanent omission”, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP), 2019, p. 447

  • The determination of caps for the compensation of members of the management board pursuant to Sec. 4.2.3 para. 6 sent. 2 of the German Corporate Governance Code, Die Aktiengesellschaft (AG), 2015, p. 173

  • Overview of corporate governance regulation on the EU level and current developments, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Governance, 2014, p. 9 (together with Dr. Simon Link)

  • Overview of disclosure obligations for the compensation of members of the management board, Kölner Schrift zum Wirtschaftsrecht (KSzW), 2013, p. 334 (together with Dr. Simon Link)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Germany


  • English
  • German


  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenDr. jur.2016
  • Higher Regional Court of HamburgSecond State Examination2012
  • University of AugsburgFirst State Examination2009
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillExchange Semester2006