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Nikolai Sokolov


Frankfurt am Main

Nikolai Sokolov


Frankfurt am Main

Nikolai, a German Rechtsanwalt, is Counsel and a member of Allen & Overy's German Private Equity practice. He advises a wide range of mid-cap and large Private Equity investors on cross-border and domestic Private Equity transactions as well as corporate clients from a wide range of industries on M&A transactions and all aspects of corporate law.

He further specialises in management participation programmes. Nikolai has previously worked at another major international law firm where he has advised a broad range of German and international clients on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including real estate transactions, IPOs and corporate law.

News & insights

Key regulatory topics

Publications: 02 JULY 2020

CMA calls for new UK regulatory regime for online platforms to address market study concerns

On 1 July the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released the final report in its year-long market study into online platforms and digital advertising, finding a number of concerns over the…

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Exterior of skyscrapers

News: 01 JULY 2020

Allen & Overy's U.S. team advise on WillScot and Mobile Mini merger, creating an American leader in modular space and portable solutions

Allen & Overy’s U.S. M&A, capital markets and leveraged finance teams represented WillScot Corporation [NASDAQ:WSC], a leading specialty rental services provider of innovative modular space and…

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News: 01 JULY 2020

A&O advises the underwriters for EasyJet’s share placing

Allen & Overy is advising BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners to easyJet plc on its placing of ordinary shares, raising gross…

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Publications: 30 JUNE 2020

Beyond Covid-19: Emerging market private equity driving growth

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations with senior industry players to explore opportunities for recovery and growth.

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Corporate and M&A


Private Equity


Frankfurt am Main

Allen & Overy LLP
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2008

Assessor, Germany, 2007

Referendar, Germany, 2005


Second German Law Degree, 2007

First German Law Degree, 2005