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BEITEN BURKHARDT further strengthens its Hamburg office with a lateral hire

Hamburg, 28 January 2020 – The international commercial law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT strengthens its competence in the area of Corporate / M&A and further expands its still young Hamburg office: as of March this year, Dr Christian Ulrich Wolf strengthens the office in the Hanseatic city as an equity partner. Mr Wolf comes from Watson Farley & Williams where he has worked since 2008, becoming a partner in 2009.

Ulrich Wolf specialises in advising national and international companies and financial investors on company acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital transactions as well as restructuring and reorganisations. He also advises on post M&A disputes. In addition, Ulrich Wolf has many years of industry expertise, particularly in the energy sector.

"We are very pleased to have won such an experienced and professionally acknowledged colleague as Dr Wolf for our corporate law practice at the interface with our energy team", comments Philipp Cotta, Managing Partner of BEITEN BURKHARDT and adds: "With this arrival, we are continuing our growth course in the Corporate / M&A area and will further strengthen our Hamburg office with Mr Wolf".

Ulrich Wolf comments on his joining BEITEN BURKHARDT: "BEITEN BURKHARDT is one of the leading commercial law firms in Germany and is recognised for its high quality of advice and its profound industry expertise in all key areas of commercial law. I look forward to being part of this first-class team in the future and to advising my clients with an extraordinary full-service offer".

With the entry of Ulrich Wolf, the Corporate / M&A practice group now comprises 63 professionals, including 16 equity Partners.

Philipp Cotta 
Phone: +49 8935065–1342


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