Jakob Tybus, LLM


Jakob Tybus, LLM

Senior Associate

Jakob Tybus advises both foreign and domestic clients in all areas of corporate law.

Mr. Tybus has a focus on compliance advice, assisting clients in German domestic and international internal investigations and pursuing or defending damages claims arising out of compliance failures. Mr. Tybus also advises clients on day-to-day business as well as on business transactions.

While pursuing his legal education, Mr. Tybus worked for the Governing Mayor of Berlin and the Consulate General of Germany in Los Angeles.

Mr. Tybus holds an LLM from the University of Cambridge, UK and spent a semester at Harvard Law School as a visiting researcher.



  • Investigations for banks regarding share transactions close to the dividend record date and tax structured transactions
  • Corporate advice for a retail consumer cooperative regarding the foundation of a joint venture with a major German trade company
  • Assessment of board liability claims for various DAX 30 subsidiaries
  • Ongoing corporate advice of US Investors regarding investments in German companies


Honors & Awards

  • Scholar of Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • Scholar of the Postgraduate Scholarship Program of the State of Baden-Württemberg

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  • Education

    • Visiting Researcher, Harvard University, 2015

    • Second State Exam, Berlin, Court of Appeals, 2012

    • LLM, University of Cambridge, 2010

    • First State Exam, Humboldt University, Berlin, 2009

  • Admissions

    • Berlin

  • Languages

    • German

    • English