Dr. Stephan Appt, LL.M.
Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Head of Diversified Industrial and German TMT
Stephan advises German and international companies in commercial, intellectual property & data protection and information technology law matters, with a particular focus on the automotive and IT sectors.
Stephan brings creative thinking, industry awareness and an unwavering determination that is essential for working with a disruptive business like ours. From the outset he immediately got under the skin of what we do and has been instrumental in helping us to break new ground ever since. His industry insight and knowledge of the automotive and wider transport sector far surpassed my expectations and has been invaluable.
Allan Martinson - Chief Operating Officer Starship Technologies
Dr. Stephan Appt: Constructive cooperation through very good input; excellent responsiveness; calm and focused way of working together.
- Legal 500 Germany - 2023
Very strong in the use of data protection requirements with respect to GDPR. Solid and pragmatical advice. Good sense for details, without missing the overview. Stephan Appt is an outstanding partner.
Legal 500 Deutschland - 2022
Rechtsanwalt, Legal Director
Joël specialises in employment law, advising German and international companies on all areas of individual and collective labour law.
Partner, Head of Risk Advisory Services
Jim was the head of the firmwide Litigation, Regulatory and Tax practice until November 2022 when he was promoted to be Group Head of the Firm’s Risk Advisory Services Group.
Partner, Head of Asia Pacific
James leads Australia’s Finance and Projects team and specialises in the construction of major infrastructure and energy projects in Australia and throughout Asia.
Johanna advises in (cross-border) litigation proceedings with a focus on the financial services and automotive sector. She leads the firm’s global Mass Actions Powerhouse – the international working group specializing in the defence against class, mass and collective actions.