In this chapter we feature 34 excellent lawyers in the German banking market for their expertise in financing, regulatory and fintech work.
Most Highly Regarded
Hengeler Mueller achieves an impressive five listings.
Hendrik Haag is an “excellent banking and finance lawyer” who “combines pragmatism with phenomenal negotiation skills”.
Dirk Bliesener is highlighted for his expansive regulatory knowledge pertaining to domestic and cross-border M&A, restructurings and other transactions arising in the financial services industry.
Daniel Weiss comes highly esteemed for his first-rate advice to banks and borrowers on acquisition financings, bonds and an array of other domestic and international transactions.
Sources laud Stefan Krauss as a go-to for structured finance matters and derivatives.
Johannes Tieves is “among the very best finance lawyers in Germany” according to impressed peers who praise his stellar advice on hybrid financings, restructurings and syndicated loans.
Clifford Chance is home to three standout lawyers nominated in this chapter.
Bettina Steinhauer regularly advises domestic and international financial institutions on lending issues, restructurings and cross-border financings.
Barbara Mayer-Trautmann is well-versed at advising banks on high-value cross-border acquisition financings and lending issues.
Marc Benzler receives acclaim for his “strong expertise in finance law” with a focus on regulatory issues and M&A transactions.
Allen & Overy sees three practitioners highlighted here.
Olaf Meisen is highly sought-after for his sweeping knowledge of investment funds and real estate financing matters.
Seasoned lawyer Peter Hoegen draws praise for his “outstanding practice” which encompasses corporate lending, cross-border acquisition financings and debt transactions.
Walter Uebelhoer is a “pragmatic figure who always finds a compromise in high-stakes negotiations”. He regularly advises banks and borrowers on acquisition financing and syndicated loans.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is home to four individuals listed here.
Mario Hüther stands out for his extensive experience advising lenders, sponsors and borrowers on the full gamut of finance transactions.
Frank Laudenklos garners plaudits for his stellar reputation advising domestic and international clients on leveraged buy-outs, real estate financing, syndicated lending and restructurings.
Linklaters has four practitioners nominated.
Andreas Steck excels as a market-leading regulatory specialist with vast knowledge of M&A, restructuring and structured finance issues pertaining to the financial services industry.
Neil George Weiand is a “superstar in the banking sphere” with more than 25 years of experience advising on acquisition finance, spin-offs and syndicated loans.
At Gleiss Lutz, Eva Reudelhuber applies more than 25 years of experience in the field to her top-notch advice on corporate lending and acquisition financings.
The “excellent” Alexandra Hagelüken at Latham & Watkins enjoys a stunning track record negotiating complex cross-border financings for an array of creditors and borrowers.
Andreas Naujoks at Noerr is recognised for his “fantastic work on corporate lending and acquisition financing matters”.