Gowling WLG accelerates expansion in Germany

Gowling WLG is accelerating its growth in Germany with five senior lawyers joining the team in Frankfurt, including four partners, across finance, intellectual property (IP), employment and dispute resolution.

Posted jeudi, décembre 7 2023
Gowling WLG accelerates expansion in Germany

Gowling WLG is accelerating its growth in Germany with five senior lawyers joining the team in Frankfurt, including four partners, across finance, intellectual property (IP), employment and dispute resolution.

As of 1 January 2024, Gowling WLG's Frankfurt team will have nine partners and around 16 further lawyers (of which four are counsel) as well as business services and staff at the firm's office at Main Tower at the centre of the city's financial district.

Carolin Glänzel is a financing specialist who will support and grow the firm's corporate, finance and tax (CFT) and real estate practices. She is joining Gowling WLG from Norton Rose Fulbright.

Miray Kavruk is an experienced IP lawyer who will bolster the firm's global IP practice, after joining from DLA Piper, having previously been with Allen & Overy.

Annette Knoth, Thomas Hartmann and their team will provide employment and labour law advice both stand-alone and in the context of transactions, strengthening the firm's CFT practice. They join from Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein. Annette was previously with Mayer Brown.

Dr. Mathias Wittinghofer, as German and international commercial litigation and arbitration lawyer, will lead the dispute resolution practice group in Germany as part of the firm's global international arbitration and litigation strategy. . He is also a solicitor registered at the Law Society of England and Wales, a listed arbitrator at many international arbitration centres and institutes, and specifically focusses on the financial services, automotive and tech sectors. Mathias' career spans 15 years as partner at Baker McKenzie and Herbert Smith Freehills.