Ms Patricia Volhard > Debevoise & Plimpton LLP > Frankfurt, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
TAUNUSTURM, TAUNASTOR 1
60310 FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Germany

Position

Patricia Volhard is a partner in Debevoise’s Frankfurt and London offices, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group. Her practice focuses on advising private funds on a range of regulatory issues.

Languages

Ms. Volhard speaks fluent German, French and English.

Memberships

Ms. Volhard is one of Europe’s leading private funds regulatory lawyers, and has played a prominent role in the ongoing development of the area, in part through involvement in Invest Europe (formerly the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association). She is the former chair of its Tax, Legal & Regulatory Committee, as well as the current chair of its Financial Services/Regulatory Working Group. Ms. Volhard is also a member of the legal committee of BVK, the German private equity association.

Education

Ms. Volhard studied law in Saarbrücken, Frankfurt/Main, Strasbourg, and economics at the London School of Economics, where she obtained her LL.M. in 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Bank- und Finanzrecht > Investmentfonds

(Führende Namen)

Patricia VolhardDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLPs Fondspraxis steht im regen Austausch mit den jeweiligen Kollegen in Luxemburg, Hongkong, London, New York und Washington D.C.; ein integrierter Ansatz, der sich auch in der Praxisgruppenleitung widerspiegelt: Patricia Volhard ist neben Frankfurt auch  von London und Luxemburg aus tätig und beschäftigt sich am deutschen Standort schwerpunktmäßig mit deutschen und luxemburgischen Fondsstrukturen sowie mit sämtlichen aufsichtsrechtlichen und ESG-Themen. Betreut werden hierzu vornehmlich Fondsmanager, jedoch auch Investoren, mit einem Schwerpunkt auf den Segmenten Private Equity, Private Debt und Infrastruktur.

Germany > Banking and finance > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Patricia VolhardDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP‘s fund practice is in close contact with its colleagues in Luxembourg, Hong Kong, London, New York and Washington DC, resulting in an integrated approach that also mirrors practice head Patricia Volhard‘s activity: Volhard acts from the firm’s London and Luxembourg offices as well as from Frankfurt, where she focuses on German and Luxembourg fund structures as well as on the whole array of regulatory and ESG issues. With a focus on the private equity, private debt and infrastructure spheres, the group primarily advises fund managers, but also investors.