Osborne Clarke Partner Dr Timo Karsten has been awarded the International Law Office’s (ILO) Client Choice Award for his outstanding services in Employment & Benefits law in Germany for the second year in a row. The award ceremony took place in London on 9 February.

Since 2005, the Client Choice Awards are given to those lawyers around the world that stand apart for their excellent client care and the quality of their legal services. Client assessment lies at the core of the awards; Every year, over 2,000 in-house lawyers from more than 70 countries provide feedback and determine the winners. The Client Choice Awards are amongst those most highly regarded worldwide by law firms. ILO cooperates with numerous bar associations, including the IBA (International Bar Association) as an online provider for legal services.

Timo Karsten comments: “This award is yet further recognition of our efforts. For the second year in a row the client voting highlights our top quality legal advice as well as our leading client service”.

Cologne-based Timo specializes in employment law and has been advising national and international companies on collective and individual employment law issues. Outsourcing transactions, the use of contingent workforce and cross-border assignments are part of his practice. He heads the Nordic desk of Osborne Clarke and is a trusted advisor of Indian companies.

Osborne Clarke has an interdisciplinary team of experts with extensive experience in advising international clients across many countries on reorganisations, transactions, risk management and working processes. The firm has been awarded the ACQ Global Award for outstanding achievements in Employment & Benefits as a leading German law firm.

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