International legal practice Osborne Clarke’s German Partners have elected Dr Ulrich Baumgartner and Stefan Rizor as representatives on the International Council (IC) for a two-year term. The IC comprises representatives from all jurisdictions where the firm has offices. As a supervisory board, the IC provides governance and oversight on key matters that are put forward by the international board.

Munich-based Ulrich Baumgartner will be serving his first term on the council. He advises on German and European data protection law and IT law. German Senior Partner Stefan Rizor has been a member of the International Council since 2012 and will continue for another two year term. He is an arbitration specialist and focuses on court proceedings.

Managing Partner Carsten Schneider commented: “With Ulrich Baumgartner and Stefan Rizor we have a good mixture of new ideas and continuity.” Carsten Schneider also thanked Dr Thomas Funke, who no longer stood for election after four years in the IC.

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