Dr. Thomas Berg's practice focuses on transactional matters, including real estate, corporate law, mergers, and joint ventures. In the real estate sector, he has extensive experience in the acquisition and disposal of commercial properties (including retail buildings), light industrial and logistics properties, hotels, and shopping centers. He advises international investors, mainly from the U.K. and the U.S., on all aspects of their investments in German real estate, including related commercial agreements, such as property management agreements, and collaterals (creation of land charges, global assignment agreements, and pledges of shares). He also has extensive commercial leasing experience.Prior to joining Jones Day, Thomas practiced for four years in an international law firm in Warsaw. Since joining Jones Day in Munich, he continues to advise on Poland-related cross-border matters, including private equity and share and asset transactions, and in the areas of real estate and commercial leases.