Olswang strengthens its international Restructuring & Insolvency (R&I) practice with addition of new Of Counsel

03 May, 2012

Olswang is proud to announce the arrival of Christiane Huismans as Of Counsel in the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Practice. Christiane joined the German team on 1 May 2012.  


Christiane Huismans has over 16 years experience in restructuring and insolvency with a particular focus on real estate transactions. Most recently, she worked for Eurohypo AG where she was responsible for commercial real estate financing and restructuring as well as real estate transactions. Previously, Christiane worked for various well-known insolvency administrators, including Kübler in Dresden.


Christiane will work with Claudia Hard in Olswang’s highly rated Finance team in Berlin which specialises in real estate financing and restructuring and has seen significant new mandates in commercial real estate transactions over recent months.


Alicia Videon, Head of Olswang’s Restructuring & Insolvency team, commented:

“In recent months we have strengthened our international R&I practice with various strategic appointments, notably Cristina Jiménez who joined our Madrid office last September and now with Christiane. I look forward to working with Christiane and am confident that her experience within the R&I and real estate sectors will allow her to offer commercially-focused, insightful advice.”


This appointment comes after the recent partner additions in Germany of Dr. Manteo Heikki Eisenlohr (Employment), Dr. Josef Hofschroer (Corporate), Dr. Thomas Lynker (IP) and the partner promotions of Dr. Florian Roesch and Dr. Henning Sieber effective from 1 May (both Real Estate). Olswang’s German team now boasts 14 partners and 2 Of Counsels.

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