Sandra Pfister, LL.M. (University of Sydney)

German, English, French
Consulting focuses
  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance Law
  • Financing
  • Private Equity
  • Public Infrastructure and Large-Scale Projects
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Reorganization
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Acquisition financing
  • Corporate finance
  • Project financing
  • Real estate financing
  • Mezzanine/Debt fund financing
  • Capital market financing
  • Banking Supervision Law
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  • Admitted to the Bar since1999
  • Education and former activities
  • Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 2016-2020
  • Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP 2011-2016
  • Partner (since 2007), Simmons & Simmons LLP 2005-2011
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP (Frankfurt, New York) 1999-2005
  • University of Sydney (LL.M.)
  • University of Bielefeld (legal studies)


  • Bankrechtliche Vereinigung – Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Bankrecht e.V. (German Banking Law Association)
  • Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V. (German Federal Wind Energy Association)
  • Club europäischer Unternehmerinnen e.V. (German Association of European Women Entrepreneurs)
  • Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristenvereinigung (DAJV) e.V. (German American Lawyers Association)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Sandra Pfister's Distinctions

Best Lawyers 2024
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2023
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2022
Best Lawyers 2023
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021
Best Lawyers 2022
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Legal 500 Germany 2021
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020
Best Lawyers 2021




Worum wird in Kreditverträgen gerungen?
Finance ThinkTank, December 2, 2022


Konfliktvermeidung durch Vertragsgestaltung
Lehrauftrag SRH Heidelberg, 2021


Contractual Arrangements
Lectureship at SRH Heidelberg, 2020


Shower of regulation on the Financial and Insurance sectors: Where does the journey end?
Lecture on German bank regulatory topics as part of the seminar of Aija International Association of Young Lawyers, 2016


ADI Akademie der Immobilienwirtschaft
Lectureship on regulatory topics, 2014

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