Ashurst strengthens German corporate team with key partner hire

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    International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of partner Stephan Hennrich in its corporate team in Frankfurt.

    Stephan joins from Hengeler Mueller and specialises in advising national and international corporate and private equity clients on M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as complex contracts. Stephan has particular focus on the energy and telecommunications industries, as well as other regulated industries.

    Thomas Sacher, head of corporate, Germany, commented:

    "Stephan has extensive expertise in advising national and international corporates on M&A and joint ventures and is widely acknowledged for his technical excellence and commercial acumen. His industry expertise in energy, in particular oil and gas, further complements the existing capabilities of the group. He will be a great addition to the German and broader European corporate team and we are delighted that he will be joining us."

    Global head of corporate, Jason Radford added:

    "Stephan is an important addition to our European offering and will play a key role in further strengthening our capability in Germany. As one of the most significant corporate markets in the EU, having the strongest possible offering in Germany is critical and I am confident that Stephan will help bolster our fully integrated European team."

    Stephan Hennrich said:

    "Ashurst has impressive global corporate credentials and is an ideal platform from which to offer clients both in Germany and in Europe innovative high quality advice and the best possible service. I am very much looking forward to working with the team and helping to contribute to the firm's growth and excellence."