Dr. Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff

Lawyer | Managing partner

Dr. Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff, Portrait
Location Frankfurt
Ulmenstraße 30
+49 69 170000 27
jmitzlaff [at] goerg.de
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Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff advises national and international companies on banking and banking regulation law, and financing. He specialises in the areas of acquisition, and company and real estate financing, as well as restructuring these types of financing. He also works on matters of money laundering checks, in particular in an international context.



Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff specialises in acquisition, company and real estate financing, and in restructuring these types of financing. He specialises in advising domestic and international borrowers, banks, financial service organisations, as well as servicers and private equity investors on national and cross-border financing transactions. Dr Mitzlaff has many years of experience providing legal advice on a broad range of debt instruments, such as secured/unsecured/syndicated loans (including unitranche and borrowing base), bonded loans, structured financing, bonds (including convertible bonds, option bonds and exchangeable bonds). He also has extensive experience in the acquisition and sale of credit portfolios, as well as work-out of the acquired credit.

Both within the framework of these transactions and in special individual cases, he has worked with money laundering checks in accordance with both the German and US requirements (including embargo lists etc.) and has been responsible, for example, for reviewing entire credit portfolios. Since 2017, he has been working on legal matters relating to the Transparency Register.


Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff has been working as a lawyer in the fields of banking, finance and capital market law, as well as real estate law, for over 20 years. He has been a partner at our Frankfurt office since 2014 and, in November 2017, was appointed as one of the managing partners at our firm. Before joining GÖRG, he was a partner at two international corporate law firms in Frankfurt am Main. 

Dr Mitzlaff studied at universities in Frankfurt and Bayreuth, obtaining his doctorate at the University of Passau in 1996. In 1998-1999, he worked in the field of investment banking as part of a secondment at Goldman Sachs in London (UK).

Memberships and awards

  • International Bar Association 
  • Frankfurter Juristische Gesellschaft (Frankfurt Law Society)
  • Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (Academic Association for Commercial and Corporate Law)
  • Bankrechtliche Vereinigung (Association for Banking Law) 



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