Heinrich Knepper received his law degree after studying at the universities of Regensburg, Germany and Paris II Panthéon-Assas. He was admitted to the German Bar in 1996 and began his career at the Berlin office of Hengeler Mueller.

Mr Knepper has been a partner at Hengeler Mueller since 2001. From 2003 to 2006 he headed Hengeler Mueller’s London office, before returning to Frankfurt. He advises both German and international corporate and financial clients on private and public M&A and on debt financing, in particular acquisition finance with a focus on leveraged buyout transactions, as well as restructuring transactions.