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Wolf Bussian becomes new Managing Partner at Allen & Overy

15. June 2020

Frank­furt am Main — The part­ners­hip of Allen & Overy has appoin­ted Dr. Wolf Bussian, LL.M. (43, photo) has been appoin­ted as the new Mana­ging Part­ner for Allen & Overy’s German offices. He succeeds Thomas Ubber (Senior Part­ner) and Dr. Astrid Krüger (Mana­ging Part­ner) in the same posi­tion. The success­ful term of office of Thomas Ubber and Astrid Krüger ended as sche­du­led on April 30, 2020. Due to the phase of inten­sive Corona restric­tions, they had still conti­nued their work for a tran­si­tio­nal period.

Wolf Bussian was admit­ted to the bar in 2005. He joined Allen & Overy in 2013 as a part­ner in the Liti­ga­tion & Arbi­tra­tion prac­tice group, which he has led for two years. He specia­li­zes in complex and large-volume dispu­tes and inves­ti­ga­ti­ons in the finan­cial sector.
“On behalf of the part­ners­hip, I would like to thank Thomas Ubber and Astrid Krüger for their dedi­ca­tion and the success­ful deve­lo­p­ment of Allen & Overy’s German offices in recent years,” said Wolf Bussian on taking office. With Bussian, a part­ner who has demons­tra­ted leaders­hip and busi­ness deve­lo­p­ment skills is once again taking on respon­si­bi­lity. Bussian will use the next four years to conti­nue Allen & Overy’s success­ful deve­lo­p­ment: “These are chal­len­ging times for all of us — our employees, our clients and our society. We are guiding our clients around the world through the econo­mic crisis trig­ge­red by the coronavirus.”
The new Mana­ging Part­ner relies on the strengths of Allen & Overy: “In such diffi­cult situa­tions there are also unique oppor­tu­nities. Our part­ners and staff demons­trate enor­mous flexi­bi­lity, inno­va­tive strength, relia­bi­lity and soli­da­rity even in these times. Toge­ther, we will shape our legal advice in an inno­va­tive and future-proof way.”

About Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with appro­xi­mately 5,500 employees, inclu­ding appro­xi­mately 550 part­ners, in more than 40 loca­ti­ons world­wide. Allen & Overy is repre­sen­ted in Germany at its offices in Düssel­dorf, Frank­furt am Main, Hamburg and Munich with appro­xi­mately 220 lawy­ers, inclu­ding 47 part­ners. The lawy­ers advise leading natio­nal and inter­na­tio­nal compa­nies prima­rily in the areas of banking, finance and capi­tal markets law, corpo­rate law and M&A, tax law as well as other areas of busi­ness law.

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