Baker Tilly wins Real Estate Team for its Frankfurt office
With Dr. Hendrik Theismann and Michael Mehler, Baker Tilly is further expanding its Real Estate Practice
Frankfurt am Main, 1st July 2021 – Baker Tilly expands its Real Estate Industry Team with two renowned lawyers at partner level: Dr. Hendrik Theismann (44) and Michael Mehler (44) are joining Baker Tilly as of 1st July 2021, coming from Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Based in Frankfurt, both will extend the Real Estate Advisory: Specialized in Portfolio Transactions, Project Development and Real Estate Finance, they will also advise in the field of Asset Management, Commercial Leases and other Real Estate related Agreements. On 1st August 2021 and 1st September 2021, respectively, three additional attorneys will join the team at Associate Level.
At the beginning of the year, Baker Tilly already announced the arrival of lawyer and notary Simon Parviz, who, together with his team, is setting up the firm´s first Private Construction Law Department and a Notary's Office, also based in Frankfurt. With Theismann, Mehler and Parviz, Baker Tilly bundles its legal expertise in the area of Real Estate at the Frankfurt office.
„With Dr. Hendrik Theismann and Michael Mehler, we are pleased to have gained not only two very renowned but also, and above all, well-established partners for an even better and more comprehensive support of our Real Estate clients. They will perfectly complete our existing, interdisciplinary Real Estate team “, Dr. Thomas Gemmeke, Partner and Head of Legal at Baker Tilly states: „Due to their longstanding experience in advising clients in connection with Real Estate Transactions and Real Estate Financing, both of them will strengthen our Frankfurt office and will gain an increased visibility of Baker Tilly in Germany and Europe.”
Theismann and Mehler started their professional career in 2006 and 2007 at Ashurst and have since then advised a large number of the biggest Real Estate Transactions in Germany. In August 2018, Theismann joined Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in Frankfurt am Main as Equity Partner and Mehler as Of Counsel (this position is equivalent to Salary Partner at other law firms).
Dr. Henrik Theismann is author of several publications in connection with Real Estate Law. Michael Mehler is a member of the Trade Committee of the Central Real Estate Committee (ZIA).
About the Industry Group Real Estate
Baker Tilly Industry Group Real Estate advises active market participants such as institutional and private investors, project developers, asset managers and fund initiators with approximately 50 employees, including 10 partners. The advisory services range from purchase and sale, including valuation, to construction activity, own use or leasing, and also include the restructuring of entire real estate portfolios. Listed groups and medium-sized companies as well as the public sector are also part of the Real Estate Industry Group’s clientele.
Within the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance, a joint venture of Baker Tilly and the Austrian TPA Group, our auditors, lawyers, tax advisors and management consultants work for internationally operating real estate clients across borders at 40 locations in 13 countries in Central & Southeastern Europe. In order to be able to optimally support German clients in these countries, there are German-speaking German Desks in each country. In this way, Baker Tilly combines local knowledge of the legal framework and markets with its proven expertise, even in international projects.
About Baker Tilly
With 37,000 employees in 148 countries, Baker Tilly provides a broad range of innovative and individual consulting services in the areas of Audit & Advisory, Tax, Legal and Consulting worldwide. Globally, our accountants, lawyers, tax advisors and management consultants develop solutions which are precisely tailored to the individual needs of our clients and implement them with the highest standards of quality and efficiency. Based on our entrepreneurial consulting philosophy, the engagement partners form interdisciplinary teams consisting of specialists best suited for each particular project. In Germany, Baker Tilly employs 1,160 specialists in ten different locations and is one of the largest partner-managed consulting firms in the country. The Baker Tilly Competence Centers and Industry Teams combine know-how and expertise from various disciplines and industries in cross-sector teams, focusing on the specific requirements of clients and their markets.
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