Ashurst Boosts Real Estate Finance Capability With Partner Hire

International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of real estate and asset finance expert Filip Kurkowski to its finance team in Frankfurt as of February. Filip joins from Baker McKenzie where he worked since 2016. Prior to that, Filip was a member of Allen & Overy’s banking and finance practice for more than 15 years.

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Clifford Chance Boosts German Corporate/M&A Team

Clifford Chance today announced the hire of Markus Stephanblome, specialist for corporate law and listed companies transactions, to its Corporate team.

Markus is currently a partner at US law firm White & Case. He will join the Clifford Chance partnership in December and will be based in the firm’s Frankfurt office.

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Norton Rose Fulbright Expands Capital Markets Practice in Frankfurt

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce Dr. Benedikt Gillessen has joined as partner in the Frankfurt office. His appointment will further enhance the firm’s capital market practice in Frankfurt. Dr. Gillessen specialises in the area of equity capital markets (ECM).

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Ashurst Strengthens German Finance Practice With Partner Hire

International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of securitisation partner Martin Kaiser in Frankfurt. Martin joins from Baker McKenzie, where he has worked since 2004, most recently as head of the Banking & Finance practice in Germany and Austria. A securitisation specialist, Martin focuses on advising banks and companies, particularly in relation to the securitisation of automobile loans and trade receivables.

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Further Development for Simmons & Simmons Financial Markets Group in Germany

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has expanded its financial markets practice with the addition of Dr Werner Meier who joins the firm’s London and Frankfurt offices as a partner.* Werner joined Simmons & Simmons on 05 July 2017 from King & Spalding, where he headed the firm’s European restructuring practice. 

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McDermott Continues to Grow in Frankfurt with New Partner Appointment

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Oliver K. Hahnelt, LL.M. as partner in the Firm’s Transactions practice group in Frankfurt. Dr. Hahnelt, who joined McDermott on 1 April, is the third partner appointed in Frankfurt this year. Since the beginning of the year, the Firm’s German practice welcomed four partners and two counsel in total.

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