Oppenhoff has appointed new partners with effect from 1 January 2021. Till Liebau (corporate law/M&A) has been made an equity partner. Mareike Heesing (foreign trade, public law/regulatory, IT law/data protection), Annabelle Marceau (employment law), Patrick Schwarze (IT law and data protection) and Cornelia-Cristina Scupra (employment law) were appointed junior partners.
Dr. Gilbert Wurth, the firm’s spokesman, commented: “I sincerely congratulate my colleagues on their promotions. They underline the fact that we are very well positioned for the future across a wide range of practice areas".
Till Liebau specialises in advising national and international corporations, family-run companies and financial investors in M&A and private equity transactions. In particular, he has extensive experience in cross-border investments. He also works extensively for leading W&I insurers in the underwriting of M&A risks and provides comprehensive advice on group structuring and other corporate law measures.
Mareike Heesing specialises in advising national and international high-tech companies. In particular, she supports them with project contracts, investment audits under foreign trade law and questions of export control and sanctions. She has particular experience in contract drafting for multinational procurement projects in the aerospace industry.
Annabelle Marceau advises and represents national and international companies in matters of individual and collective employment law, in particular in the drafting, implementation and termination of employment and service contracts as well as business and company co-determination. A further focus of her work is providing employment law advice on corporate restructuring and in M&A transactions.
Patrick Schwarze advises and represents national and international clients in IT project contracts and software contracts of all kinds. A further focus of his work is data protection issues, including the permissibility of data processing, group-wide data protection and compliance concepts and social media. Patrick Schwarze also has experience in the field of e-commerce as well as in commercial and distribution law.
Cornelia-Cristina Scrupra advises national and international companies on all areas of individual and collective employment law, in particular on the drafting, implementation and termination of employment and service contracts as well as on business and company co-determination. A further focus of her work is providing employment law support in M&A transactions. She also represents employers before the labour courts.
In July of this year, the law firm appointed Sarah Scharf (corporate law/M&A) as partner, and employment lawyer Alexandra Groth and litigation and arbitration lawyer Dr. Anna-Gesine Zimmermann as junior partners (to the press release).