Hengeler Mueller appoints new co-managing partners

06. May 2018

The partners of Hengeler Mueller have elected Georg Frowein (50) and Rainer Krause (53) as co-managing partners effective as of 1 July 2018.

Georg Frowein and Rainer Krause have been partners with Hengeler Mueller since 2002 and 1999, respectively. Georg advises companies and investors on cross-border M&A transactions as well as corporate reorganisations - in particular in the energy and raw materials sector and in real estate. Georg is also admitted as a civil law notary in Frankfurt am Main, where he focuses on real estate and corporate. Rainer advises on corporate and capital markets law with an emphasis on corporate reorganisations, M&A projects and other transformational matters. His practice includes corporate governance and litigation. The new co-managing partners will succeed Dirk Bliesener and Georg Seyfarth, whose term ends after four years, as scheduled by rotation.

Hengeler Mueller is a leading law firm which operates globally with offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Brussels, London and Shanghai. The firm has around 280 lawyers (including 90 partners) and provides innovative and creative solutions in complex business transactions – across different practice areas and always tailored to the needs of the client. In cross-border transactions, Hengeler Mueller works in integrated international teams - in Europe together with its Best Friends. This group of law firms - each considered a market leader in its respective jurisdiction - includes, along with Hengeler Mueller, BonelliErede (Italy), Bredin Prat (France), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (Netherlands), Slaughter and May (United Kingdom) and Uría Menéndez (Spain and Portugal).