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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Dentons Strengthens Banking and Finance Practice in Germany with High Profile Structured Finance Hires

Global law firm Dentons will strengthen its Banking and Finance practice in Germany with the recruitment of a top tier structured finance and securitization team. Dr. Arne Klüwer will join the Frankfurt office from Clifford Chance and Dr. Matthias Eggert will join the Munich office along with Timo Riester from Baker McKenzie. In addition, as of 1 May, Mortimer Berlet will join as a partner from Clifford Chance where he presently works as a senior associate.

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Dentons Reinforces its Arbitration Presence in Germany

Global law firm Dentons has expanded its International Arbitration practice in Germany with the recruitment of US-qualified partner Amy C. Kläsener. She joined the Frankfurt office along with an Associate on February 1, 2017. In her new role, she will cooperate closely with Dentons’ highly rated International Arbitration team, led in Europe by Jean-Christophe Honlet and Barton Legum.

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