Osborne Clarke restructures German management

July 19, 2013 Osborne Clarke has restructured it’s German management team to bring it in line with the firm-wide governance structure. Cologne-based corporate partner Carsten Schneider has been made managing partner, and the current managing partner Stefan Rizor take up the role of senior partner.

Schneider will run the firm’s German operations alongside board members Joachim Breithaupt and Uwe Brossette. Breithaupt will be responsible for finance while Brossette will oversee sales and marketing initiatives.

The firm has also established a partnership council to oversee the work of the board, which includes Schneider, Rizor, and office heads for Cologne, Hamburg and Munich.

Elections for the Cologne office head are yet to take place, while local commercial head Christoph Torwegge has been elected as Hamburg office head and TMT partner Tim Reinhard is the new Munich head.

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