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Florian Unseld

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Florian Unseld has his finger on the pulse of your operative business. Whether it is about implementing innovative procurement or distribution ideas, entering into new markets, redefining operative processes or legally designing other commercial ideas – Florian finds economic, pragmatic and creative solutions for you. He advises particularly in the consumer goods, industrial goods and logistics sectors.


Trade and distribution

Within: Next Generation Partners

Florian Unseld - Hogan Lovells International LLP

Within: Trade and distribution

The team at Hogan Lovells International LLP stands out for its combination of expertise in commercial and distribution law as well as its regulatory know-how; an area of particular expertise is the automotive sector. Practice head Patrick Ayad advised an automobile manufacturer on three different projects relating to innovative distribution models and the market launch of new products in the areas of parts distribution, electromobility and shared services. The group also assisted Hyundai Motor Europe with purchasing and distribution issues, including the revision of model contract documentation for dealers and service partners, distribution antitrust support and representation in distribution litigation. Other areas of focus are the consumer goods, food and life sciences sectors, where Thomas Salomon usually takes the lead. Florian Unseld and Arne Thiermann joined the partnership.

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Germany: Public sector

Planning and environment

Within: Planning and environment

Hogan Lovells International LLP has a broad range of expertise in environment and planning matters, advising both on plant construction projects and on regulated public sectors such as energy, water, environment, infrastructure and utilities. The Düsseldorf team, which is led by Thomas Dünchheim, advises on special environmental law issues such as fracking, mining and excavation matters as well as immission control, nature conservation and waste law. In a recent hightlight it assisted an energy generation group with the approval of the construction of a gas and steam power plant. The group advised Akasol on environmental law issues relating to its IPO and, in a separate matter, assisted a major international group with the complex remediation of contaminated sites. The client base also includes long-term client Autobahn Tank & Rast, the German Red Cross Düsseldorf and IMS Messysteme. Product-related environmental law work is headed by Munich-based Patrick Ayad and Sebastian Lach, and is increasingly relevant for the automotive industry. Florian Unseld and Arne Thiermann joined the partnership in January 2018.

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