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Dr Nicolaus Ascherfeld



Ascherfeld Nicolaus
Dr Nicolaus Ascherfeld



Nicolaus is heading the German Corporate / M&A practice of Allen & Overy and has more than 20 years of experience in advising international and domestic companies on a broad range of corporate transactions with a focus on public and private M&A, private equity and joint ventures.

His advice includes complex commercial agreements and general corporate law/corporate governance. His clients are large listed corporations, family-owned companies and financial sponsors. Nicolaus has gained particular expertise in the infrastructure, energy and transport sector.

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2001


Second German Law Degree, Kammergericht Berlin, 2000

Dr iur, University of Augsburg, Germany, 1999

First German Law Degree, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, 1997