German business magazine Handelsblatt has chosen Germany's Best Lawyers 2020 - Osborne Clarke is the "Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020" in the category Data Protection Law! We are also delighted to have Osborne Clarke partner Ulrich Bäumer named "Best Lawyer 2020" in Data Protection Law. We are also very broadly represented: with 27 nominations as "Best Lawyers" in 22 categories.

The current Handelsblatt edition is based on the 12th edition of the Best Lawyers Rating. In Germany, the US publishing house identified the most renowned legal advisors in an extensive peer-to-peer procedure exclusively for the Handelsblatt. In this process, lawyers are asked which competitors they can recommend.

Here is an overview of the Handelsblatt, our positions are listed below.

Auszeichnung Category
Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020 Data Protection Law
Lawyer of the Year Germany 2020: Ulrich Bäumer Data Protection Law


 Best Lawyer Germany 2020 PG PG II PG III PG IV
Anke Freckmann Employment Law
Annabel Lehnen Employment Law
Carsten Dau External Trade Law
Katharina Feddersen Building Law
Thomas Leister Company Pension
Flemming Moos Data Protection Law Technology Law IT Law
Jens Schefzig Data Protection Law IT Law
Ulrich Bäumer Data Protection Law
Konstantin Ewald Data Protection Law IT Law Media & Entertainment Gaming Law
Marc Störing Data Protection Law
Matthias Elser M&A Private Equity
Philip Meichssner Company Law Venture Capital
Fabian Christoph Company Law
Jens Kleinert Company Law Private Equity Tax Law
Matthias Kloth Industrial Property Law
Martin Soppe Industrial Property Law Media & Copyright Law
Rüdiger Bonnmann Real Estate
Thomas Schnabel Real Estate
Alexander Kirschstein International Arbitration
Tanja Aschenbeck Investment Law
Hendrik Schöttle IT Law
Thomas G. Funke Antitrust Law
Sebastian Hack Antitrust Law
Tim Reinhard Conflict Resolution
Martin Sundermann Venture Capital
Robin Eyben Venture Capital
Marcus Sacré Advertising Law


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