Three German partners depart from Freshfields for boutique launch

February 8, 2018 Three partners are departing from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s German branches to open a boutique.

After leading Freshfields’ Berlin office for several years, Wolf Spieth is spearheading the boutique launch. The environmental, planning and regulatory partner will be joined by Düsseldorf partner Herbert Posser and Berlin partner Benedikt Wolfers.

Accompanying the trio will be two fee-earners: principal associate Niclas Hellermann and counsel Burkard Wollenschläger.

The departure is set to take place in May, and the boutique firm will have a presence in both Düsseldorf and Berlin.

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