Wolf Bussian becomes new Managing Partner at Allen & Overy
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.