Ashurst hires new Tax Partner in Frankfurt

31 August 2007 – LAWFUEL -The Law Firm Newswire – International law firm Ashurst today announces the appointment of tax partner Matthias Kuhn in its Frankfurt office. Matthias Kuhn joins the firm from the Frankfurt office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Matthias Kuhn has extensive experience of advising on the tax aspects of M&A, private equity, real estate and ECM transactions, as well as providing tax advice in relation to corporate restructurings, financial products and investment funds. He joins tax partner Klaus Herkenroth and brings the total number of Ashurst partners in Germany to 19.

Commenting on the appointment, Simon Beddow, managing partner of Ashurst in Germany, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Matthias to our team in Germany. He is a first-rate tax lawyer and a valuable addition to our existing team. His appointment strengthens our German tax group, reflecting the continuing growth of our corporate, finance, investment funds and real estate practices in Germany.”

Ashurst senior partner, Geoffrey Green, commented:

“The ability of our Frankfurt and Munich offices to attract lateral hires of high calibre is an indication of the firm’s strong profile in the German market. We welcome Matthias to the firm and look forward to him playing his part in our continuing success in Germany.”

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