Dr. Thomas Derlin, LL.M. (Sydney)

Lawyer, Partner*

Practice Areas

  • Commercial contract law
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Private equity & venture capital
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2016
  • Worked in three leading international law firms in the fields of corporate/M&A, private equity & venture capital, capital market law and commercial contract law focusing in particular on technology, internet and media companies
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2005)
  • Research assistant at the Institute for Commercial Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Doctorate from the University of Freiburg (Dr. jur.)
  • Studies at the University of Freiburg, the University of North Carolina and the University of Sydney (LL.M.)
Languages
  • English, German, Italian
Memberships
  • Alumnus of the Foundation of the German Economy (sdw)
  • Alumnus of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Awards
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Venture Capital” (The Legal 500 2024)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of  “Private-Equity-Transactions (Mid-Cap)” and “Venture Capital” (Juve Handbuch 2023/2024)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2023” in the area of “Corporate Law, M&A” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2022” in the area of “Corporate Law, M&A” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
Publications
  • Derlin, Thomas: Leaver Regelungen für Gründer: The „good“, the „bad“ and the „intermediate“, in: Venture Capital Magazin (Start-up 2022), S. 74ff., 02.11.2021.
  • Various publications on Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Dr. Thomas Derlin, Rechtsanwalt Deal News
    06 May 2024

    GSK Stockmann advises Unstoppable Finance on the sale of Ultimate Wallet to leading Solana Exchange Jupiter

    GSK Stockmann advised the Berlin-based crypto firm Unstoppable Finance GmbH on the takeover of its Ultimate Wallet by Jupiter.

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  • Dr. Thomas Derlin, Rechtsanwalt Deal News
    10 July 2023

    GSK Stockmann advised the shareholders of MVPF Technologies GmbH on the sale to Ness Digital Engineering (a KKR Company)

    GSK Stockmann has provided the shareholders of MVPF Technologies GmbH, the company behind the Berlin venture builder MVP Factory, with comprehensive advice on the sale of all share...

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  • Dr. Thomas Derlin, Rechtsanwalt Deal News
    28 September 2022

    GSK Stockmann advises MVP Match on financing round

    GSK Stockmann advised the Berlin-based start-up MVPF Global Talent Solutions GmbH (MVP Match)– also on its most recent financing round.

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