Frankfurt Germany
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Leading Real Estate Partner To Join Latham & Watkins in Germany

August 5, 2022
Carsten Loll brings extensive experience advising on a variety of sophisticated real estate and private equity transactions.

Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Carsten Loll will join the firm in Germany as a partner in the Real Estate Practice. Loll’s practice focuses on advising private equity firms, institutional investors, and asset managers on a variety of sophisticated real estate matters. Loll will divide his time between the firm’s Frankfurt and Munich offices.

“We are delighted to welcome Carsten to the firm,” said Burc Hesse, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Germany. “He has a fantastic reputation advising on some of the most significant and complex transactions in Europe, which combines well with our goal of becoming the leading private equity real estate practice in the region. He will bring added depth to the team, and valuable expertise to our diverse corporate and finance practices.”

A leader in his field, Loll regularly advises on asset and share deals, and portfolio transactions across all major asset classes, including offices, retail, and logistics.

“Germany is a key market for global investors and a major commercial hub in Continental Europe,” added Michael Haas, Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice. “We see exciting opportunities to further grow our European real estate practice, and Carsten’s arrival will help consolidate our position as the market’s premier transactional firm.”

“Carsten brings deep experience advising on complex real estate private equity transactions across the most active and globally significant asset classes,” said Oliver Felsenstein, Global Chair of Latham’s Private Equity Practice. “An experienced and knowledgeable lawyer, his addition to the team will greatly enhance our ability to offer our clients superior transactional counsel.”

Loll will join Latham & Watkins from Linklaters. He studied at the University of Heidelberg, Göttingen and Graz/Austria, before completing a Doctorate in law at Göttingen and Frankfurt/O and an LLM at Kings College, London.


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