Former Cobbetts partner to launch near Frankfurt

November 12, 2013 A former Cobbetts partner is set to launch a boutique firm close to Frankfurt in Germany.

Jan Becher ran Cobbetts’ German desk, and worked with the firm’s Birmingham commercial team between 2005 and 2011. Since then, he has spent a year and a half as corporate counsel with a Swiss watchmaker, and the same amount of time as a counsel at German firm Graf von Westphalen.

The new firm will operate under the name Rüdiger Rattay, and will be based in Königstein, about 15 miles out of Frankfurt. Becher plams to focus the practice on private client work, with a focus on succession issues, real estate, litigation and corporate matters.

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