Florian Drinhausen

Florian Drinhausen

Partner based in Frankfurt

Florian Drinhausen

Prof Dr Florian Drinhausen is a partner in the Frankfurt office and heads the German corporate practice

Florian’s area of expertise is Corporate law, Boardroom Advice and Cross Border M&A. He is also a renowned expert on the European Corporation (SE), having advised on numerous SE creations in Germany. Florian has a distinguished career both in private practice and in various in-house roles.

From 2014 until joining Ashurst, he held various senior leadership positions with Deutsche Bank, serving from 2018 as Global General Counsel and Chief Governance Officer of Deutsche Bank.

Before joining Deutsche Bank, Florian was equity partner in the Frankfurt office of an international law firm for more than 10 years and since 2012 Head of the Corporate Practice in Frankfurt. At this time, various industry publications, such as “Juve Handbuch”, listed Florian Drinhausen amongst Germany’s leading Corporate lawyers.

During his time at Deutsche Bank, Florian had responsibility for numerous litigation and regulatory investigation matters, including their settlement, AGM, governance, M&A and corporate matters.

Florian is honorary professor at EBS University for Business & Law.

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