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  1. European firms in London: Germany
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    • Mandana Bahrampour - Hengeler Mueller

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Hengeler Mueller’s Martin Geiger advises banks, private equity funds and corporate clients on real estate financings, commercial mortgage backed securities and structured financing, including synthetic and true sale securitisations. Recent matters include advising DONG Energy on the divestment of a 50% stake in offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2 to Global Infrastructure Partners; and acting for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the financing of a pan-European portfolio of office properties. The key senior associates are Konrad Rotthege and Mandana Bahrampour. Steffen Oppenländer left for Milbank's Munich office.

The London office of German IP law boutique Hoffmann Eitle has practitioners with expertise in technical areas such as chemistry, electrical engineering, IT, mechanics, physics, software and telecoms. All the patent attorneys in the London office are dual qualified as both chartered (British) and European patent attorneys; they regularly represent clients in proceedings in the UK and before the European Patent Office.

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH's Thomas Kuhnle splits his time between Stuttgart and London and is a corporate transactions specialist; he also advises on recapitalisations and crisis transactions. Associate York-Alexander von Massenbach advises international investors on the acquisition of German companies and investments, and which frequently involve real estate assets.

Established in 1996, NautaDutilh's London office advises on the Dutch and Luxembourg law aspects of debt capital markets, finance and restructuring transactions. Walter Schellekens specialises in syndicated lending, restructurings, and capital markets transactions. Marc Orval has substantial experience in advising Dutch and international clients on finance transactions and restructurings, including debt-for-equity swaps, directors' liability and inter-creditor arrangements.

Established in 2010, Noerr's London office advises on key practice areas of German law. Thomas Schulz handles predominantly cross-border, M&A transactions for strategic and financial sponsors, including private equity deals and their financing. Schulz assisted Lexington Partners with the acquisition of a large part of the media-for-equity portfolio of SevenVentures.

The London office of Redeker Sellner Dahs is active in corporate law and banking and finance deals. Peter-Andreas Brand and senior counsel Sabine Wildfeuer split their time between the firm's London and Berlin offices. Brand advises on corporate and commercial law, competition law, trade marks and copyright law and litigation.

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