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BEITEN BURKHARDT Ranked in 19 Practice Areas by The Legal 500 EMEA

Frankfurt, 5 May 2021 - The 2021 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA ranks BEITEN BURKHARDT among the leading law firms in 19 practice areas. In addition, numerous lawyers are included in the ranking and on the list of recommendations.

Areas of law/practice areas in the ranking: Corporate law and M&A, Labour law, Energy law, Information technology (Data Protection and Digitalisation), Copyright and Competition law, Media (Entertainment), Non-profit sector, Public sector (Planning and Environmental law, Public Procurement law, State Aid law), Real Estate law (Project Development and Real Estate), Russia (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Employment, Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency).

Leading lawyers: Dr Andreas Lober (Media/Entertainment), Dr Wolfgang Lipinski (Labour law), Dr Gerrit Ponath (Non-profit sector).

Next generation partners: Wotjek Ropel (Media/Entertainment), Katharina Fink (Non-profit sector).

Recommended lawyers: Dr Christopher Melms (Labour law), Christian Ulrich Wolf (Energy law), Dr Maximilian Emanuel Elspas (Energy Law, Corporate/M&A: mid-sized transactions below EUR 500m), Dr Andreas Lober (Information Technology/Data Protection and Digitalisation, Intellectual Property/Trademark and Competition law), Dr Axel von Walter (Information Technology/Data Protection), Matthias W. Stecher (Information Technology/Data Protection and Digitalisation, Intellectual Property/Trademark and Competition law), Frank Obermann (Public Sector/Procurement law, Planning and Environmental law), Michael Brückner (Public Sector/Procurement law), Stephan Rechten (Public Sector/Procurement law), Klaus Beine (Real Estate law), Falk Tischendorf (Russia/Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency, Commercial, Corporate and M&A), Kamil Karibov (Russia/Real Estate and Construction), Dr Holger Weimann (Information Technology/Digitalisation), Dr Dietmar O. Reich (Public Sector/State Aid law), Uwe Wellmann (Public Sector/State Aid law), Dr Christian von Wistinghausen (Corporate/M&A: mid-sized transactions),  Prof. Dr Hans-Josef Vogel (Corpoate/M&A: mid-sized transactions), Dr Guido Krüger (Non-profit sector), Dr Lucas van Randenborgh (Non-profit sector), Andrey Slepov (Russia/Employment), Alexander Bezborodov (Russia/Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency), Artem Nikolaev (Russia/Dispute Resolution and Litigation), Natalia Bogdanova (Russia/Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency).

Congratulations to the practice and industry groups and to our recommended lawyers.

Selected quotes about BEITEN BURKHARDT from The Legal 5000 EMEA client survey:

"In labour law, not only quantitatively but above all also qualitatively at the very highest level."

"A very client-focused law firm whose strengths lie in finding practical solutions. The team is always available for contact and has in-depth knowledge in all areas. All solutions are always targeted towards the problem at hand."

"Extremely high level of expertise, precision and availability."

"We feel we are in the best hands with Beiten Burkhardt."

"Strong Frankfurt M&A team. Traditionally strong firm in advising medium-sized companies. Broad industry experience in the German SME sector, partner-centred advice, tailor-made and innovative solutions in transactions, pragmatic approach."
"The cooperation with Dr Detlef Koch and Dr Mario Riechmann is characterised by trusting and personal advice, strong commitment and a particular feel for client concerns. The advice is rounded off by professional excellence with an understanding of the client's industry."

"Contact partner for corporate law, M&A and real estate law from a single source. Short distances and very good communication."

"Dr Koch: Very high professional competence, negotiating skills and a good team."

"Excellent team communication."

"High level of expertise combined with the necessary 'political' and structural sense for nonprofits."

"The professional diversity of the law firm means that an appropriate specialist partner can be found for every legal topic."

"The open and reliable support, the handling of questions and the finding of different approaches and solutions, if necessary, make my partners in the law firm particularly valuable."

"Gerrit Ponath: Very pleasant to work with, quick competent feedback, understandable explanations in case of queries, knows his stuff very well, I am happy to recommend him, also on a private level for inheritance law issues."

Background:

Since 1991, The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has provided an annually updated third party opinion on leading law firms and lawyers in the countries of the region, with coverage extending to the Caucasus and Central Asia. The current rankings are taken from The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2021 edition, published on 14 April 2021.

The EMEA guide provides researched coverage of over 80 countries and over 2,700 ranked law firms. Law firms do not pay anything to participate, so the editors make ranking decisions based solely on researched performance - this includes work done by firms in the last 12 months and in the past, experience and depth of teams, areas of expertise, as well as additional services.

The Legal 500 approaches over 300,000 clients worldwide each year to get feedback on which law firms meet the criteria required by in-house counsel and corporate executives. In addition, in-depth interviews are conducted with leading lawyers.


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Experts

Dr. Wolfgang_Lipinski_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Wolfgang Lipinski

Lawyer, Licensed Specialist for Labour Law

Partner

Dr. Andreas_Lober_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Andreas Lober

Lawyer

Partner

Dr. Gerrit Ponath_Experte_BEITEN BURKHARDT

Dr Gerrit Ponath

Lawyer, Licensed Specialist for Law of Succession, Licensed Specialist for Tax Law, Certified Executor (AGT)

Partner

 Katharina Fink_Experte_BEITEN BURKHARDT

Katharina Fink

Lawyer

Partner

Wojtek_Ropel_Experte_BEITEN BURKHARDT

Wojtek Ropel

Lawyer

Partner

Klaus Beine

Lawyer, Notary - registered office Frankfurt

Partner

Alexander_Bezborodov_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Alexander Bezborodov

Lawyer, LL.M.

Partner

Natalia_Bogdanova_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Natalia Bogdanova

Lawyer, LL.M., Ph.D.

Michael_Brückner_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Michael Brückner

Lawyer

Partner

Dr. Maximilian Emanuel_Elspas_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Maximilian Emanuel Elspas

Lawyer

Partner

Kamil_Karibov_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Kamil Karibov

Lawyer, Ph.D.

Partner

Dr. Guido_Krüger_Experte_BEITEN BURKHARDT

Dr Guido Krüger

Lawyer, Licensed Specialist for Tax Law

Partner

Dr. Christopher_Melms_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Christopher Melms

Lawyer, Licensed Specialist for Labour Law

Partner

Artem_Nikolaev_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Artem Nikolaev

Lawyer

Frank_Obermann_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Frank Obermann

Lawyer

Partner

Stephan_Rechten_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Stephan Rechten

Lawyer

Partner

Dr. Dietmar O._Reich_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Dietmar O. Reich

Lawyer

Partner

Matthias W._Stecher_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Matthias W. Stecher

M.C.J., Lawyer, Certified Specialist for Intellectual Property Law, Certified Specialist for International Business Law

Partner

Falk_Tischendorf_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Falk Tischendorf

Lawyer

Partner

Dr. Lucas van Randenborgh_Experte_BEITEN BURKHARDT

Dr Lucas van Randenborgh

Lawyer, Licensed Specialist for Tax Law

Partner

Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Vogel_Experte_BEITEN BURKHARDT

Prof. Dr Hans-Josef Vogel

Lawyer

Partner

Dr. Axel_von Walter_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Axel von Walter

Lawyer, Licensed Specialist for Copyright and Media Law, Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law

Partner

Dr. Holger_Weimann_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Holger Weimann

Lawyer

Partner

Uwe_Wellmann_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Uwe Wellmann

Lawyer, LL.B. DLS (London), Licensed Specialist for Intellectual Property Law

Partner

Dr. Christian_von Wistinghausen_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Christian von Wistinghausen

Lawyer, LL.M.

Partner

Christian Ulrich Wolf_Experte_BEITEN_BURKHARDT

Dr Christian Ulrich Wolf

Lawyer

Partner