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International Corporate Lawyers and M&A

Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity investment, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. Having lawyers who think and act beyond their traditional role and seek to add value can help you secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Our international team of more than 700 corporate lawyers in over 33 countries worldwide can assist you in all aspects of corporate law and M&A, both domestically and internationally. Please get in touch with one of our experts which you can find below.

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Dr. Ulrike Glueck
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of Corporate Practice Area Group and TMC Sector Group
China, Shanghai
Ulrike Glück is a renowned China expert and one of the leading lawyers advising German and international companies on M&A transactions and restructuring projects in China. After practicing law in Germany...
Toby Grainger
Toby Grainger
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of Corporate and Indonesian Desk, Singapore
Toby is the Managing Partner of the Singapore office and also heads the Indonesian desk. He has a long-standing record of advising on financial, corporate and M&A, venture capital and cross-border investment...
Hubertus Kolster
Dr. Hubertus Kolster
Man­aging Part­ner
Germany, Berlin
Hubertus Kolster has been the managing partner of CMS Germany since 2011, and as one of Germany’s leading commercial law firms, CMS today has more than 600 lawyers and offices in eight major German...
Jean-Francois Marquaire
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of Infrastructure & Projects
Jean-Francois’ practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, project financing, constructions and PPP projects. Jean-François has over 20 years' experience as executive...
Horea Popescu
Horea Popescu
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of CEE Corporate M&A
Romania, Bucharest
Horea Popescu is the Managing Partner of CMS Bucharest and the Head of the Corporate M&A practice in CEE and Bucharest. With over 20 years of experience, he has been involved in some of the largest and...
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Andrzej Pośniak
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of Tax
Poland, Warsaw
Andrzej Pośniak, a lawyer and a Polish-qualified tax advisor, is Managing Partner and Head of the Tax Team in the Corporate / M&A Department at CMS and the Tax Practice in CEE, as well as a Board Member...
Juan Camilo Rodríguez
Juan Camilo Rodríguez, LL.M.
Man­aging Part­ner
Colombia, Bogotá
Juan Camilo is Managing Partner and leads the Corporate / M&A area and co-leads the Real Estate & Construction practice for the Firm. Furthermore, he is a member of the Latam Committee and the Executive...
Helen Rodwell
Helen Rodwell
Man­aging Part­ner
Managing Partner, Prague and Bratislava
Czech Republic, Prague
Helen Rodwell is the Managing Partner of CMS in Prague and Bratislava.Under her leadership CMS continues to be one of the busiest M&A legal advisors in CEE. Helen has extensive experience of leading large...
Zubarev Leonid
Leonid Zubarev
Seni­or Part­ner
Head of Commercial | Head of Insurance
Russia, Moscow
Leonid Zubarev has been working at CMS Russia since 1995. He heads Commercial Practice Group and is generally responsible for CMS practice development in Russia and coordinates cooperation with other...
Elena Aguilar
Spain, Madrid
Elena Aguilar is a Partner of the Corporate / M&A department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo.  She specialises in corporate law, with a particular focus on domestic and international M&A, advice to...