Dr. Thomas Berg has spent 15 years focusing on real estate transactional matters and real estate financing. In the real estate sector, he has extensive experience in the acquisition and disposal of commercial properties, e.g, retail buildings, light industrial and logistics properties, hotels, and shopping centers. Thomas advises international investors, mainly from the United Kingdom and the United States, on all aspects of their investments in German real estate, including related commercial agreements, such as property management agreements, and collaterals (creation of land charges, global assignment agreements, and pledges of shares). He also has extensive commercial leasing experience.
Thomas also has significant experience in the area of cross-border compliance investigations and recently was a member of a large multinational cross-border investigation in connection with proceedings initiated by U.S. and German regulatory and law enforcement authorities.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Thomas practiced for four years at an international law firm in Warsaw. Since joining Jones Day in Munich, he continues to advise on Poland-related cross-border matters, including private equity and share and asset transactions, and in the areas of real estate and commercial leases.
- März 2019
Compliance in der Immobilienwirtschaft - Internal Investigations, Jones Day Workshop
- Second State Examination (Cologne, 1998); University of Bonn (Dr. jur. 1998; First State Examination 1993)
- Federal Republic of Germany
- English, Polish, German