Markus leads the Liberty GTS Mergers and Acquisitions team for Northern Europe.

Before joining the Liberty GTS team in 2017, Markus spent more than six years as a qualified lawyer in the corporate department of international law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He advised across the full range of private equity as well as corporate M&A transactions.

Markus graduated from the University of Hanover, Germany (1.Staatsexamen). While obtaining his doctoral degree from the University of Hanover,he was a Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University, Chicago. Markus did his legal training (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court Hamburg including stages at international law firms Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Taylor Wessing.