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Simon Schäfer


Simon Schäfer advises clients in the areas of compliance, corporate governance, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions. Simon has particular experience in the implementation and auditing of compliance management systems in the course of compliance monitorships as well as strategic and organizational compliance consulting. Further areas of expertise are M&A transactions (in particular compliance due diligence) and other corporate law matters, in particular in the area of director and officer liability (D&O).

Languages: German and English


  • Law studies in Würzburg with accompanying studies in European law
  • 2011 Admission to the bar in Germany
  • 2011–2017 Lawyer at the corporate law firm Linklaters (Frankfurt/Luxembourg)
  • Since 2017 Counsel at Pohlmann & Company


Selected Mandates
  • Member of the Independent Compliance Monitor Team (for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) at VEON Ltd. and an international telecommunications company
  • Member of the German Counsel Team of the Independent Compliance Monitor Larry Thompson for Volkswagen AG
  • Advice and judicial enforcement of liability claims against former board members of an energy supply company
  • Advising a family office on the attempted acquisition of a group of companies for geriatric care facilities and geriatric care services