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Firm strengthens Hamburg corporate practice with new partner




Firm strengthens Hamburg corporate practice with new partner

Hamburg, 30 May 2012 – Fieldfisher strengthens its Hamburg office with the appointment of new corporate partner, Sara Bandehzadeh. As of June 2012,  Sara returns to legal practice after working in industry for several years.

Sara Bandehzadeh started her legal career in 2000 with Raupach & Wollert-Elmendorff in Hamburg. In 2007, she joined MPC Münchmeyer Petersen group as in-house counsel and took charge of the legal department for two trading companies in the shipbuilding and plant construction industries. Her practice focus lies in corporate law as well as commercial and distribution law, both with a particularly international reach. Due to her work for MPC, she has specific expertise in the shipbuilding industry and in export financing of investment and consumer goods.

At Fieldfisher, Sara Bandehzadeh will contribute to the further expansion of the German corporate practice, together with Hamburg corporate partners Michael Adam and Dr Florian Streiber, and will promote the area of commercial and distribution law. In cooperation with the London office, the German team has over the past months significantly increased client business in the areas of distribution and commercial law. Clients include inter alia Olympus, Jaguar Land Rover, Domino’s Pizza and

"We provide comprehensive advice to corporations at the interface of corporate and distribution law, for example in building joint ventures and similar distribution structures," says Michael Adam. "We are very pleased to welcome such an experienced colleague as Sara Bandehzadeh, who will strongly support our practice."

“After several years in the industry I’m looking forward to working as a lawyer again,” Sara Bandehzadeh says. “Fieldfisher offers me the perfect platform to bring my experience gained as in-house lawyer as well as my existing contacts.”

For further information, please contact:

Louise Eckersley, PR Manager, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP on 020 7861 4120

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