Dr. Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff

Attorney (Germany) | Managing Partner

Dr. Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff, Portrait
Office Frankfurt am Main
Ulmenstrasse 30
Frankfurt am Main
+49 69 170000 27
jmitzlaff [at] goerg.de
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Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff advises domestic and international clients on banking and banking regulation law, and financings.

He specialises in particular in the areas of leverage and acquisition financings, corporate lending and real estate financings, as well as in restructuring these types of financings.

He also works on matters of money laundering checks, in particular in an international context.



Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff specialises in leverage and acquisition financings, corporate landing and real estate financings, and in restructuring these types of financings. He specialises in advising domestic and international borrowers, banks, financial service companies, as well as servicers and private equity investors on domestic and European and global 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 facilities), Schuldschein  loans, structured financing, bonds (including convertible bonds, bonds with warrants and exchangeable bonds). He also has extensive experience in the acquisition and sale of loan portfolios (including NPLs), as well as work-out of the acquired loans.

Both within the context 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 loan portfolios. Since 2017, he has been working on legal matters relating to the German Transparency Register.


Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff is a partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB and has been a member of the managing board since 2017.

He has been working as an attorney-at-law in the areas of banking, finance and capital markets 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/M. and Bayreuth, obtaining his doctorate at the University of Passau in 1996.

In 1998-1999, he was seconded to Goldman Sachs in London (UK), investment banking Division.

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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