Bernhard Gemmel

Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Maître en droit
Baker Tilly Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brüsseler Straße 1-3
60327 Frankfurt a.M.
Phone: +49 69 366002-176

Professional Education

  • Legal clerkship, Saarbrücken
  • Saarland University, studies of law
  • Université de Nancy II, Maitrise en Droit
  • Saarland University, DEUG, Mention Droit

Previous professional positions

  • Partner, Dentons/Salans
  • Partner, Beiten Burkhardt
  • Attorney-at-Law and Partner, Shearman & Sterling

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Advising international and domestic investors, project developers and lenders on the structuring and implementation of real estate financing (acquisition financing/refinancing/debt restructuring) in various asset classes
  • Advising borrowers/sponsors and lenders on projects ranging from infrastructure, renewable and conventional energy, and oil and gas (exploration and pipeline construction) to telecommunications satellites and large industrial facilities (also with ECA participation)
  • Advising borrowers/sponsors and lenders on acquisition financing in the corporate and private equity sectors

Key industries/Sectors

  • Real estate
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Energy suppliers
  • Private equity


  • Adjunct Professor for Acquisition and Real Estate Finance at the GMRED Master's Program of IE University - Madrid
  • Best Lawyers Recommendation in the category Banking Law in Germany 2018 to date and, since the 2021 edition, also for Project Finance and Development
  • Recommendation in the area of Real Estate Finance, The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 and 2020
  • Recommendation in the category of Banking, Finance and Transactional Law, Expert Guides since 2018