Ashurst boosts dispute resolution capability in Germany with partner hire

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    International law firm Ashurst today announces the appointment of Nicolas Nohlen as a partner in its dispute resolution practice in Frankfurt.

    Nicolas joins from Hengeler Mueller where he has worked since 2011. Nicolas' practice covers a broad spectrum of commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, in particular, in relation to corporate, capital market and commercial law disputes as well as banking and product liability. Nicolas' recent work includes advising clients across a broad range of industry sectors including banks/financial institutions, telecommunications and the automotive industry.

    Commenting on the appointment, Tobias Krug, managing partner of Ashurst in Germany, said:

    "In recent years we have witnessed a considerable growth in disputes and arbitrations in Germany and post-Brexit this is likely to intensify. Nicolas' appointment, therefore, comes at an exciting and crucial time. I am confident he will make a significant impact to our dispute resolution practice."

    Nicolas Nohlen said:

    "I am delighted to be joining the Ashurst team. With its impressive corporate, private equity and banking client base and its outstanding global dispute resolution practice, Ashurst is the ideal platform to further develop the dispute resolution offering in Germany."