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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

Publications: 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 25 Sept 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

Webinar: European Green Deal – changes to look out for and impact of Covid-19 on timeline

Environmental issues, and in particular climate change, remain high on the agenda as Europe and other regions seek to "build back greener" in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. This webinar focused on…

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Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

Fintech M&A: The future of dealmaking post Covid-19 coronavirus

After a run of high-value deals at the start of the year, fintech M&A has dramatically slowed. What will dealmaking look like in the future?

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News: 23 SEPTEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy to host inaugural virtual APAC Corporate Academy

Series of five webinars provides mid-level M&A/corporate counsel with insight into regional trends and best practice in M&A transactions.

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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