LawFuel.com – The Law Firm Marketing Newswire – Allen & Overy LLP continues to expand its corporate practice.
Allen & Overy LLP continues to expand its corporate practice with the appointment of real estate specialist Jochen Scheel as a partner in its Frankfurt office. Jochen Scheel will join from Paul Hastings, where he built up the real estate practice, heading it as a partner for the past nine years. His exact start date is yet to be confirmed.
“With Jochen Scheel, we have been able to attract a highly successful real estate specialist who enjoys an outstanding reputation in the market. With his skills and expertise we will continue to grow our first-rate real estate practice further,” says Dr Neil George Weiand, Senior Partner of Allen & Overy in Germany. “He will be working very closely with our leading experts from the financing, M&A, funds, tax and private equity practices.”
Jochen Scheel is a very experienced real estate lawyer who has advised various Middle East, U.S., UK and German investors on the sale, purchase and development of commercial, retail and residential portfolios. Following his business administration studies degree, Jochen Scheel studied law, acquired an LL.M. from the University of Michigan and was appointed as a public notary in Frankfurt in 2010. He also serves as a lecturer at the law faculties of Heidelberg and Münster universities.
Explaining the reasons for his move, Jochen Scheel says: “My decision to move to Allen & Overy was driven by its unique international network of outstanding specialists in the fields of real estate law and financing. Allen & Overy offers me a highly attractive opportunity to contribute my expertise to the development of a successful practice as part of that international network.”