Mr. Distler is recognized as a leading practitioner in the German market and is regularly ranked in Chambers, Legal 500 and the German directory Juve Rechtsmarkt.
Mr. Distler attended the Universities of Würzburg, Poitiers (France) and Passau, where he received his law degree (First State Exam) in 1997. He was a PhD research fellow at Oxford University (Lady Margaret Hall) and assistant professor at the University of Munich, where he completed his doctorate in 2000 (Dr. iur.). He passed the Second State Exam in Munich in 2000 and was admitted to practice in 2001. Since then, he has worked in leading international law firms in Frankfurt and London.
Mr. Distler has published various articles on German finance law.
Mr. Distler is fluent in German and English.