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Michael-Alexander Rojnic

Watson, Farley & Williams’ Hamburg Real Estate team strengthened by new partner arrival

27 March 2012

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Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce the arrival of partner Michael-Alexander Rojnic, who joins the firm’s Hamburg office early April 2012. Michael-Alexander will lead WFW’s German property group.

Michael-Alexander focuses on real estate transactions, real estate developments, lease and construction, public building law, corporate real estate matters, and related litigation, and has particular expertise in office and hotel developments. He worked for the German law firm GSK Stockmann + Kollegen in Hamburg for more than 12 years, since 2005 as partner.

Six partners from WFW’s offices in Germany currently provide corporate, tax and finance advice on real estate matters, and with Michael-Alexander’s arrival the firm will now be able to advise banks, investors, and real estate developers. His arrival takes the total number of partners providing advice on real estate matters at WFW globally to 25.

Commenting on his arrival, Michael-Alexander said: “I am pleased to be joining a prestigious firm with a strong reputation for offering high-level, multidisciplinary advice on real estate transactions in Germany and beyond. Real estate is a core asset class for WFW and I am glad to be able to strengthen the firm’s real estate transaction and development expertise.”

Lothar Wegener, head of WFW’s Hamburg office, commented: “Expansion of our Real Estate practice is key to our growth, and I am sure that Michael-Alexander will be an enormous asset to the team.”

Michael Greville, WFW Managing Partner, added: “Michael-Alexander’s arrival signals the next phase in the international strategic growth of our Real Estate team, and I am delighted to welcome him to our firm.”