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Dr Matondo Cobe

Senior Associate

Matondo Cobe is a member of the investment and financial regulatory team in Germany. He advises, among others, domestic and foreign banks, investment funds as well as asset management companies in the fields of investment, banking regulatory and capital markets law. As part of his practice, Matondo focuses on ESG related issues, FinTech regulatory matters as well as Digitalisation.

Bar admissions / Professional QualificationsRechtsanwalt admitted with Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main
  • German
  • English
  • Second state exam, 2020
  • Legal clerkship with stations at the Deutsche Bundesbank, among others
  • University of Marburg, PhD in comparative corporate law, 2016
  • Philipps-University of Marburg, First state exam, 2011


  • Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2024/2025: Recognised as “one to watch” for regulatory practice

Publications and media

  • Cobe/Hense/Laotoumai, The fine line between green advertising and greenwashing, Fachmedien Recht und Wirtschaft, 2023.
  • Laotoumai/Cobe, Investment recommendations and financial tips from so-called "finfluencers", WRP 2022, S. 290 – 296.


  • Legal framework and recent developments in the area of ESG – Private Equity Forum NRW e.V. at the ESG day on 23 November 2022 in Düsseldorf (together with Dr Peter Bujotzek)

Prior Experience

  • 2020 to 2023 Associate in a leading German law firm in the Private Funds team

Memberships and Affiliations

  • ADAN – Afro Diasporic Academic Network
  • Afro-German lawyers



+49 69 271 33 100
(Work, Frankfurt)
+49 174 21 26 580
(Mobile, Frankfurt)