Dr. Johannes Rowold

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Dr. Johannes Rowold 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 in particular 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.


Thought Leadership

Select Publications

The right to appoint the special auditor in stock corporations, Betriebs-Berater (BB), 2020, p. 1865 (co-author with Dr. Jan-Benedikt Fischer)

More legal certainty in the shareholders’ general meeting, Der Betrieb (DB), 2019, p. 712 (co-author with Dr. Achim Herfs) 

Duties and options for action of board members in international conflicts of jurisdictions, 2019, Baden-Baden: Nomos


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Germany


  • German
  • English


  • Higher Regional Court of HamburgSecond State Examination2020
  • Bucerius Law SchoolDr. jur.2019
  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of LawVisiting Researcher2018
  • Bucerius Law SchoolFirst State Examination2016
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawExchange Semester2013