DLA Piper appoints two new partners in Germany

26. April 2018

Frank­furt — DLA Piper appoints 62 new part­ners world­wide as of May 1, 2018, inclu­ding two new part­ners in Germany, Chris­tian Lonquich and Carlos Robles y Zepf. In addi­tion, the firm is promo­ting five lawy­ers in Germany to Coun­sels, also effec­tive May 1, 2018.

Chris­tian Lonquich joined DLA Piper’s Frank­furt office in 2016 and is a member of the Real Estate prac­tice group. He specia­li­zes in all types of real estate tran­sac­tions and real estate-rela­­ted restruc­tu­rings. He has exten­sive expe­ri­ence across the real estate value chain, inclu­ding finan­cing and restruc­tu­ring, as well as signi­fi­cant exper­tise in struc­tu­ring, over­see­ing and leading multi-juris­­dic­­tio­nal port­fo­lio tran­sac­tions. He also focu­ses on consul­ting on work­out issues and working through complex loan portfolios.

Carlos Robles y Zepf (photo) joined the Frank­furt office in 2015 in the Corporate/M&A prac­tice group. He advi­ses German and inter­na­tio­nal clients on dome­stic and cross-border M&A tran­sac­tions, joint ventures, restruc­tu­rings and corpo­rate law issues. He has exten­sive indus­try know­ledge, parti­cu­larly in the chemi­cal and energy sectors.

Dr. Dennis Hog (Real Estate, Frank­furt), Dr. Volker Lemmer (Insu­rance, Colo­gne), Silvio McMi­ken (Corporate/Private Equity, Munich), Dr. Jan-Phil­ipp Meier (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg) and Dr. Sebas­tian Schnei­der (Liti­ga­tion, Munich) have been appoin­ted as counsels.

“We are proud to welcome Chris­tian Lonquich and Carlos Robles y Zepf, two highly quali­fied indi­vi­du­als, to our circle of part­ners. At the same time, we are plea­sed that five colle­agues will streng­then our German prac­tice as coun­sel in the future. The appoint­ments reflect in the best way the career perspec­ti­ves at DLA Piper. We warmly congra­tu­late all colle­agues and look forward to a contin­ued excel­lent coope­ra­tion,” said Dr. Benja­min Para­mes­wa­ran and Dr. Konrad Rohde, Mana­ging Part­ners of DLA Piper in Germany.

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