New partners at ESCHE from 1 January 2024
With the turn of the year, there will also be a change in the partnership at Esche Schümann Commichau. "With the admission of two associates, one partner and four associated partners, we are relying on top talent from our own ranks and strengthening the sustainable growth strategy of our firm," says managing partner Dr Philipp Engelhoven. "We would like to congratulate our new associates and partners and wish them continued success!"
The turn of the year also marks a change in the partnership at Esche Schümann Commichau. "With the addition of two associates, one partner and four associated partners, we are relying on top talent from our own ranks and strengthening our firm's sustainable growth strategy," says managing partner Dr Philipp Engelhoven. "We would like to congratulate our new associates and partners and wish them continued success!"
Dr Sebastian Garbe, lawyer and specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law with a focus on M&A, general corporate law, shareholder disputes and corporate succession. Dr Garbe has been listed in the JUVE handbook for years among the "Frequently Recommended Advisors in Corporate Law" and is also ranked among the "Top Lawyers" in corporate law by Wirtschaftswoche.
Dr Christian Hoppe, lawyer, specialist lawyer for employment law. His labour law practice focuses on advising medium-sized companies and international corporate groups on operational changes, personnel adjustment measures and restructuring. Dr Hoppe has been listed for several years by the JUVE Handbook as a "frequently recommended advisor in employment law" and by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers 2023 as one of the "best lawyers in Germany" in employment law.
Jan Kind, MBA, lawyer, specialised lawyer for insolvency and restructuring law. Mr Kind is regularly appointed as an insolvency administrator by insolvency courts in northern Germany. He specialises in the reorganisation of companies both by means of a transferring reorganisation and an insolvency plan and in advising on restructurings and insolvency cases.
Appointment of three new Associated Partners and one Associated Partner
Meike Isabel Bever, LL.M., a lawyer specialising in inheritance law, advises wealthy private individuals and entrepreneurial families on asset and business succession issues. She advises on the organisation of asset transfers both inter vivos and upon death. She specialises in setting up and advising foundations and asset management companies. She is also active in the settlement of large estates, including the execution of wills. She also conducts contentious proceedings and has many years of experience, particularly in cases with cross-border implications.
Carolin Linusson-Brandt, lawyer and specialist in labour law, advises internationally active groups of companies as well as medium-sized companies and executives on all aspects of individual and collective labour law. She also regularly advises on transactions and reorganisations and the associated adaptation of employment law structures. She is a member of the European Employment Group in the international lawyer network LAW and was honoured in 2022 and 2023 by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers as "Lawyer of the Future" in the field of employment law, among others.
Florian Ludwig, business graduate, tax consultant and auditor, has extensive experience in auditing and preparing annual financial statements for companies in a wide range of sectors and legal forms. In addition to auditing financial statements in accordance with HBG and IFRS, Florian Ludwig contributes his expertise in the digital transformation of processes in the context of preparing annual financial statements.He assists his clients with ongoing tax declarations and complex tax issues.His profile is rounded off by business management advice and advice on compliance, risk management and internal control systems.
Hanna Wiedenhaus was appointed Associated Partner on 1 July.As a lawyer, she has extensive expertise in the areas of compliance, commercial and distribution law, antitrust and competition law as well as litigation and arbitration. Hanna Wiedenhaus is a member of an international colloquium for antitrust law and a member of the antitrust law study association.Handelsblatt ranks her among the "Best Lawyers in Germany 2023" in the field of antitrust and competition law.