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Hanno Daniel is New Head of Business Development & Innovation at BEITEN BURKHARDT

BEITEN BURKHARDT successfully recruited Hanno Daniel as Head of Business Development & Innovation effective as of 1 July 2019. He will advance the law firm's strategic development and essentially contribute to shaping the future of BEITEN BURKHARDT, especially in the newly created area Innovation. Hanno Daniel is responsible for the areas Business Development and Innovation and is head of the BD and Marketing team. He will act as a link between BEITEN BURKHARDT's practice and industry groups, assisting them with their business development.

At Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Hanno Daniel has held management positions in business development for twelve years, specialising in innovative technologies and new working methods. While at Freshfields, among other things he helped to build the service center at Mannheim, Germany. In a team headed by Chief Legal Innovation Officer Isabel Parker he dealt with the implementation of AI based systems in legal practice. Most recently, Hanno Daniel worked at Clifford Chance in Frankfurt.

"Innovation is a key issue for our clients and for us, concerning all our service areas", commented Philipp Cotta, Managing Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT. He added, "We are delighted to have recruited Hanno Daniel who, with his enormous experience, will bring together innovative projects at BEITEN BURKHARDT and push them forward."

Hanno Daniel commented on his start at BEITEN BURKHARDT, "We keep a close eye on market developments. At the end of a day, innovative working methods can only be successful in combination with all elements of a modern law firm: Excellent lawyers supported by innovative technologies and methods (Legal Tech / Legal Operations), as well as by firstclass specialists (for example Legal Project Manager, Transaction Support Lawyer). This support is what we plan to create in our newly established area Innovation - in close cooperation with our clients and lawyers, of course."

Philipp Cotta
Tel.: +49 89 35 0 65 – 1342


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