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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team with an established presence across all areas of financing. At its most visible on high-end, cross-border corporate finance transactions, and offers further capabilities in acquisition and leveraged finance, LBO financing and financial restructuring. Outstanding regulatory team offers proven excellence in banking M&A and restructuring, insurance supervisory law, compliance and enforcement matters. Also advises on fintech and payment services matters and continues to assist with Brexit implications. Cooperates closely with robust teams in the corporate, M&A and private equity fields.

Notable practitioners

Andreas Dehio is highly active for banks and payment services providers, whom he advises on a variety of matters including regulatory questions, product offerings, joint ventures and the implications of Brexit. A client is full of praise: "Dr Dehio was always available to us and responded within a very short time. The quality of the advice was excellent and, despite the complexity of the matter, we were presented with comprehensible, pragmatic and practicable solutions."

Andreas Steck is well regarded for his advice on high-profile and complex M&A and recapitalisation transactions for banks. He also assists banks with regulatory matters and questions regarding Brexit. A client describes him as "one of the top lawyers in Germany for regulatory law," valuing the "pleasant cooperation, very good responsiveness, and legal advice that is marked by a big trove of knowledge."

Marc Trinkaus is a valued adviser to lenders and borrowers on high-volume acquisition financing and revolving credit facilities. He showcases an impressive client list of well-known banks as well as corporates and frequently acts on cross-border syndicated transactions.

Michal Hlásek is a German and English law-qualified practitioner based in Frankfurt who is active on international financing transactions. He frequently assists UK clients or advises on mandates with a UK angle.

Neil George Weiand is an acclaimed practitioner who stands out for his longstanding career and pioneering work. He is active on some of the largest transactions in the market, often advising well-known corporate borrowers headquartered in Germany. He also assists foreign companies and conglomerates on high-volume Schuldschein loans. Calling him a "very quick thinker," a client hails his "top experience and reputation among both banks and corporates, strong presence in negotiations and excellent overview over all market developments."

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Banking & Finance

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Taunusanlage 8

Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Germany

60329

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

Banking & Finance


Marc Trinkaus
Band 2
Michal Hlásek
Foreign expert for UK
Neil George Weiand
Star Individuals

Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Andreas Dehio
Up and Coming
Andreas Steck
Band 1