Dr. Volker Schmits


T. +49.89.5490.1930

M. +49.172.8869.348


Dr. Volker Schmits entered the German partnership of Amereller in early 2005 after having gained professional experience working for Clifford Chance in Frankfurt/London and as partner of SKW Schwarz in Munich.

Dr. Schmits assists media houses, broadcasters, cable and OTT operators, tech-start-ups and media investors in all legal questions relating to strategy and operations. He is a leading expert in cross-border-media-regulatory issues.

Through his strong background in IP and trademark Dr. Schmits is highly involved in the fashion and luxury lifestyle industry including the assistance vis-à-vis leading international sport brands.

Dr. Schmits is registered as Certified Expert Lawyer in Media- and Copyright Law.

Frankfurt am Main Bar, 1997

University of Lausanne, 1989-90
University of Frankfurt am Main, 1992 (First State Exam)
London School of Economics, 1993 (LL.M.)
University of Frankfurt am Main, 1996 (Dr. iur.)