Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Florian Drinhausen as Co-Deputy General Counsel for Germany and Central & Eastern Europe. Drinhausen will join Deutsche Bank on February 1, 2014 from the law firm Linklaters LLP, where he has been a partner for close to ten years. Drinhausen is among the leading German legal advisers of major domestic and international companies on corporate and M&A matters. He will report to Christof von Dryander, Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel for Germany and Central & Eastern Europe, and work alongside Mathias Otto, Co-Deputy General Counsel for Germany and Central & Eastern Europe.
“We are very pleased that Florian Drinhausen will be joining Deutsche Bank. He brings a wealth of experience to his new role. His proven expertise will further strengthen our talented legal team,” said Richard H. Walker, General Counsel and member of the Group Executive Committee.
Drinhausen will be based in Frankfurt.
Drinhausen studied law in Cologne and received a doctorate in law from the University of Cologne and a master’s degree (LLM) from King’s College in London. He is a member of the bar in Frankfurt. He is widely published in corporate law and holds assistant professorships at Fresenius University and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
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