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WFW strengthens Frankfurt corporate offering with new partner hire4 December 2023

Watson Farley & Williams is pleased to announce that corporate and M&A expert Dr Christian Kleeberg has joined the firm as a Partner in Frankfurt. He was previously a partner at leading international firm Fried Frank.

Christian has many years of experience advising corporates and investors on M&A transactions, especially those with a cross-border element, across a wide range of sectors including ESG, transport, logistics and infrastructure. He also has extensive experience advising both domestic and international investors on projects in Germany and Europe.

Joining alongside Christian is Corporate Counsel Daniel Erd. Daniel was previously an Associate at Pinsent Masons in Frankfurt and focusses on private equity investment.

WFW Germany Head and Partner Christian Finnern commented: “I am delighted to welcome Christian to our Frankfurt Office. He is a real expert in his field and represents a key acquisition as we expand our German corporate and M&A practice, especially as relates to cross-border and international work”.

Christian Kleeberg adds: “WFW’s broad professional expertise and truly global strategy make it an ideal platform to serve my clients. I am excited to have joined WFW as they have developed into a powerful player for international corporate transactional work. I’m particularly looking forward to working with all my new colleagues to further enhance and expand both the firm’s transport, infrastructure and logistics offering and its cross-border M&A practice”.

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