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Tobias Heining becomes Director Business, Clients & Strategy at Osborne Clarke


Written on 8 February 2021

Osborne Clarke is expanding its management structure: Tobias Heining started as Director Business, Clients & Strategy on January 1, 2021.

“We look forward to working with Tobias Heining to further expand our strong market position as an international legal practice in Germany and to support our clients as a leading legal advisor in challenges such as digital transformation,” said Carsten Schneider, Managing Partner Osborne Clarke Germany.

The focus of Tobias Heining’s work will be the further development and implementation of Osborne Clarke’s legal practice strategy, which is based on the client-centered interaction of the various practice and sector groups, including the use of self-developed legal tech solutions. As a full-service law firm, Osborne Clarke is a leader in providing legal advice on the challenges of digital transformation and other essential transformation topics such as the decarbonization of the economy and society, which has become necessary due to climate change, and urban dynamics, the change in urban coexistence and work.

“The world of our clients is shaped by dynamic change: by technological change, demographic change, climate change and the change in the global political order. The name Osborne Clarke stands for successful and client-oriented legal advice in these complex subject areas. I am delighted to be able to support the Management Board and the partnership in this exciting task, ”said Tobias Heining.

For the past 11 years, Tobias Heining initially worked for CMS Hasche Sigle as a manager for business development, and since 2013 as director of business development, marketing and communication. From 2005 to 2009 he was BD manager at a US law firm in Munich, and since 2001 he has been a PR consultant at a communications consultancy focusing on law firms and auditing firms. As a legal tech expert from the very beginning, Tobias Heining is a founding member and former president and board member of the European Legal Tech Association, which aims to advance the digitization of legal advice.