GÖRG wins M&A partner Dr. Christoph Niemeyer for the Cologne office
GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB wins renowned M&A partner Dr. Christoph Niemeyer (42) who joins GÖRG’s Cologne office from Oppenhoff & Partner effective 1 May 2020.
Dr. Niemeyer has in-depth knowledge and experience in M&A and corporate law. His main focus is on corporate transactions, joint venture projects, post-M&A disputes and restructuring. Furthermore, he is an expert in corporate and capital markets law issues. He also advises banks and insurance companies on regulatory issues, run-off and capital investments. In addition to his expertise in these areas, transactions with a connection to Italy are another focus of Dr. Niemeyer's practice.
Christoph Niemeyer began his legal career in 2008 at Allen & Overy LLP in Düsseldorf. Prior to that he studied at the universities of Bonn, Geneva and Rome. In addition to his professional activities, Dr. Niemeyer is a member of the board of trustees of various non-profit foundations.
The new addition will expand GÖRG's corporate/M&A practice across all locations. Dr. Frank Evers, head of the Corporate/M&A practice, comments: "The addition of Dr. Christoph Niemeyer as a partner in our Cologne office is an enrichment for our entire M&A team. He will further strengthen this core area with his extensive national and international transaction experience. All locations will benefit from his knowledge".
Dr. Niemeyer is looking forward to an interesting and challenging task in the context of his change: "GÖRG has ambitious plans regarding the expansion of the Corporate/M&A practice. I am looking forward to being part of it and to being able to contribute my expertise from complex transaction advisory services. In addition, the excellent reputation of the restructuring practice at GÖRG is another factor that strengthens my anticipation of the comprehensive work".
With Dr. Niemeyer joining GÖRG, the firm's Corporate/M&A practice will grow to over 70 lawyers, including 25 partners.