Linklaters strengthens Frankurt job offer with Freshfields pension specialist
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René Döring joins Linklaters as a partner after 15 years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters strengthened his employment law practice in Frankfurt with the arrival of René reöRing, marking the company’s second European hire by Magic Circle rival Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer this month.
Expert in occupational pensions reöRing joins the company as a partner after spending 15 years with Freshfields in Germany, the last 11 as a partner. He to brings experience by acting for companies and pension funds at Linklaters and a history of successful advice on the outsourcing of pension commitments, the design of pension plans and the management of post-transaction restructuring.
reöRing also has a backworking ground in tax law and advised on employment and pension aspects in a number of M&A transactions throughout his tenure at Freshfields.
His job includes advising Airbus on its € 1.1 billion from the sale of its international defense electronics business investment company KKR, as well as in connection with the acquisition by Chinese chemical company ChemChina of the German machine manufacturer Kraussmaffei for € 925 million.
The move comes just over a week after Linklaters announced the hiring of private equity expert Florent Mazeron from Freshfields, who joined the firm’s corporate and M&A team in Paris.
German senior partner of Linklaters, Andreas Steck, said: “Particularly in economically more difficult times for businesses, the enormous importance of pensions is becoming evident. With René, we will strengthen and expand our proven expertise in labor law by adding the field pensions, which is important to our customers. ”
Matthew Devey, lead of Linklaters’ German labor law firm added that reöRing is the “perfect” addition to the growing recruiting team at the Germany-based company.
“With him, we now see ourselves even more optimaly positioned on advise on all the factors of high-end labor law, both nationally and internationally, ”he said in a statement.
reöRing will join the Linklaters partnership network in Germany two weeks after the added company promoted 35 partners in its international offices in a round this heavyly favored its European bases, including two appointments in Germany and three in France.
Elsewhere in the world, Linklaters did a double partner rental in Hong Kong with the arrival of M&A lawyer Xiaoxi Lin de Kirkland Ellis and leveraged financial expert Alessandro Nolet of White & Case, strengthening the presence of the firm’s corporate and banking teams by Asia.
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