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Schoenherr Appoints Four New Partners and Five Local Partners Across CEE

Schoenherr Appoints Four New Partners and Five Local Partners Across CEE

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Klara Kiehl, Clemens Rainer, Sascha Schulz, and Marco Thorbauer have been appointed as Schoenherr Partners in Austria, while Serbia's Jelena Arsic, Jovan Barovic, and Dusan Obradovic, Bulgaria's Tsvetan Krumov, and Hungary's Laszlo Krupl have all been appointed as Local Partners with the firm.

According to Schoenherr, “Kiehl specializes in white-collar crime, compliance, and compliance-related litigation.” She has been with Schoenherr since 2010, joining as an Associate. She became an Attorney in 2013 and a Counsel in 2018.

Rainer, a former Counsel, specializes in real estate transactions. He joined Schoenherr in 2013 as an Associate and became an Attorney in 2014, before being promoted to Counsel in 2020. He began his career in 2009 with Weber, as an Associate.

Another former Counsel, Schulz is a corporate and M&A expert. He joined Schoenherr in 2012 and was promoted to Counsel in 2016. Before that, he was the Head of Office at the Austrian Takeover Commission between 2006 and 2012.

Thorbauer, who specializes in tax law, has been with Schoenherr since 2016 when he joined as an Associate. He became an Attorney at Law in 2019. Before joining the firm, he spent over two years with DLA Piper.

Arsic, a member of Schoenherr’s Banking & Finance practice in Serbia, has been with the firm since 2013. After joining as an Associate she became an Attorney at Law in 2016.

Barovic specializes in corporate and M&A work, baking & finance, and capital market mandates in Serbia, Montenegro, and North Macedonia. He has been with the firm since 2010, when he joined as an Associate. He became an Attorney at Law in 2014.

Obradovic specializes in banking & finance. He joined the firm’s Serbian office in 2012, as an Associate, and became an Attorney at Law in 2015.

Krumov heads the firm’s Bulgaria-based Banking & Finance department in Sofia. He has been with the firm for over 13 years, joining in 2009. Before that, he spent almost four years with Landwell as an Attorney at Law.

Krupl heads the firm’s Budapest-based Real Estate & Construction practice. He has been with Schoenherr since 2019, having moved from EY Law, where he spent three years as an Attorney. Earlier, he spent over three years with Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati, between 2013 and 2016, and three years as a Trainee Lawyer with CMS between 2010 and 2013.

"The newly promoted are internationally renowned experts with excellent track records," Schoenherr's newly elected Managing Partner Alexander Popp said. "But even more important is that they are great personalities, embodying what makes our Schoenherr people so extraordinary. They all are dedicated and always strive for what's best for our clients and their teams, and have proved that they are ready to further develop Schoenherr in their new positions."

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Schoenherr is a leading full-service law firm providing local and international companies stellar advice that is straight to the point. With 15 offices and 4 country desks Schoenherr has a firm footprint in Central and Eastern Europe. Our lawyers are recognised leaders in their specialised areas and have a track record of getting deals done with a can-do, solution-oriented approach. Quality, flexibility, innovation and practical problem-solving in complex commercial mandates are at the core of our philosophy.

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