International law firm Olswang proudly welcomes Louis Glass, Ashley Hurst, Florian Roesch, Henning Sieber, and Rob Willis to the partnership. The partners are drawn from a variety of sectors and international markets. Their appointments will take effect on 1 May 2012.
Now in its 31st year, Olswang's 700 strong team includes more than 100 partners across eight international offices. As well as further strengthening core groups such as Real Estate, Corporate and Litigation, this year's appointments have a distinctive TMT focus where Olswang continues to build its reputation as a leading international practice.
As one of Europe's fastest growing TMT law firms, Olswang recently reported one of the highest billed revenue increases in the City with a 25% rise in its mid-year financial results. The firm also recently added new Employment and IP Litigation teams to its Munich and Berlin offices, further strengthening its offering in the German market.
Olswang CEO David Stewart comments: "Growth and evolution are at the heart of everything we do, so I'm very proud to welcome this next generation of talented people to the partnership. They have all already made significant contributions to the firm and have a deep understanding of the markets, sectors and issues that are so important to the global clients we work with. I look forward to seeing their enthusiasm and expertise support our growth in the years to come."
Louis Glass and Rob Willis, both based in the London office, will continue within the Corporate Group advising on multinational and cross-border corporate and commercial transactions in a variety of countries and industries. Louis joined the firm in 2010 with particular experience advising companies in the technology, telecoms and ecommerce space. He is also a co-leader of the firm's Israel Group. Rob joined in 2005 and has built a strong practice within the TMT sector with experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, fundraisings and equity capital market transactions.
Promoted to Partner in the Firm's highly regarded Commercial Litigation team, Ashley Hurst joined Olswang in 2005 and has paved the way on issues around the internet acting for clients in the media sector with a particular focus on digital media.
Florian Roesch and Henning Sieber will cement Olswang's leading position in the German real estate sector. Based in Berlin, Florian and Henning both joined in 2009 and were instrumental in building the award-winning practice throughout Germany. Their practice will focus on Real Estate M&A, Development and Investment Funds.
The firm's resourceful drive and a climate of shared knowledge have been the hallmark of its distinctive culture. Backed by an enviable network of clients, experts and a unique approach to legal services, Olswang has gained a reputation as one of the top firms to work for in Europe.
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Notes to editors
Olswang LLPis one of Europe's leading law firms in the areas of technology, media, telecommunications and real estate. The firm comprises of nearly 700 people including 100 partners, across seven European offices. Olswang is part of a 'best friends' network of leading independent law firms throughout the world.
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"sharing networks and know how" - Olswang Germany
Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2011, Germany - JUVE
Law Firm of the Year - M&A Awards 2011
Chambers Asia Pacific - Corporate Finance mid-market Firm of the Year 2011
Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011: Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, Germany
NOA Outsourcing Advisory of the Year 2010
The Sunday Times Best Green Companies 2010
The Law Society Award for Excellence in Environmental Responsibility 2010
Taxation Team of the Year 2010 - Taxation Awards
Media Law Firm of the Year - JUVE Awards 2010