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Dr. Sascha H. Schmidt
Of Counsel


(T) +49.69.9726.3939
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  • University of Heidelberg (Dr. jur. 2011; First State Exam 1999); Second State Exam (Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, 2005); University of Barcelona, Spain (Erasmus Scholar, 1995)

Bar Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany and solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Sascha Schmidt's practice focuses on banking and finance law, particularly as it relates to acquisitions and corporate loans. He predominantly works for arranging banks and equity investors on syndicated leveraged finance transactions in connection with domestic and cross-border acquisitions. He also regularly advises in other areas of banking law, including corporate lending, debt rescheduling, and financial restructuring, both for borrowers and lenders.

Before joining Jones Day in 2013, Sascha practiced for eight years at another international law firm in its Frankfurt and London offices.

In addition, Sascha was seconded to two banks in England and Germany where he worked on corporate loans, financial restructurings and acquisition finance, project finance, and asset finance transactions.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Legal 500 Germany (2017): "is independent, has a systematic approach and good availability"


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