Dr. Thomas Hornberger

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Dr. Thomas Hornberger 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 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.


Thought Leadership

Select Publications

Legal form preserving relocation of the registered office, mergers and changes in legal form of partnerships within the EU: An analysis de lege lata and de lege ferenda, Studien zum Gesellschaftsrecht, Vol. 17, 2020 (Baden-Baden: Nomos)

“The model railway” (exam in law of inheritance), JA 11/2019, p. 828 (together with Martin Löhnig, Magdalena Mayr and Simon Naczinsky)

Basic cases concerning the contract in favor of third parties, JA 02/2015, p. 93

The International Criminal Court. History, Legitimation, Controversies of a “World Criminal Court”, Krieg und Recht 2014, p. 191


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Germany


  • German
  • English
  • Spanish


  • University of RegensburgDr. jur.2018
  • Higher Regional Court of NurembergSecond State Examination2017
  • University of RegensburgFirst State Examination2015