Herbert Smith Freehills hires new Düsseldorf lawyer
Herbert Smith Freehills has hired the chair of Baker & McKenzie's EMEA mergers and acquisitions team for its Düsseldorf office, part of HSF's expansion into Germany.
Sönke Becker worked at Baker & McKenzie for nine years and served as German corporate co-head until 2014.
HSF launched offices in Berlin and Frankfurt in 2013 and opened the doors of its Düsseldorf office earlier this year. The firm now has 70 staff, including five partners, in Germany.