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Jakob Kauffeldt


Jakob primarily advises German and international companies and investors on domestic and international M&A transactions.
In addition to his M&A work Jakob advises on all matters of German company law and contract law. He has particular experience in the infrastructure and transport sector.



Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2020


LL.M. (Corporate Law), Bond University, Australia, 2020

Second German Law Degree, Higher Regional Court of Celle, Germany, 2019

First German Law Degree, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2016

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.