Frankfurt – Dr Björn Simon will join Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft on 15 September 2020 as a Partner to strengthen the corporate and capital markets law team in Frankfurt.
Björn Simon (42) joined Baker McKenzie in 2015 and most recently was a Local Partner in their Frankfurt office. Prior to that he worked as In-house Counsel and an M&A Advisor at Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG and also at Gleiss Lutz as an Associate Partner. Björn Simon specialises in advising globally operating industrial companies as well as in cross-border transactions and carve-outs. His main focus is providing advice on contract and corporate and capital markets law, including advising board members and supervisory boards on stock corporation law issues as well as on capital markets disclosure requirements and takeover bids. His legal expertise is complemented by sound experience in the field of legal tech and innovation, with a focus on process automation and visualisation in legal advice.
“Björn Simon has extensive expertise and transactional experience in corporate and capital markets law which he will apply to take us forward in these areas,” said Stefan Galla, Service Line Head Corporate/M&A. “We are very pleased that in addition to his broad legal experience, Björn Simon also covers the area of legal tech and innovation. In his previous activities, he has already used these skills successfully and efficiently for the acquisition and support of clients and will also support and promote Luther in this area, both in our work for our clients and when it comes to optimising the firm’s own processes," added Elisabeth Lepique, Co-Managing Partner at Luther.