Ashurst scoops A&O German associate

Ashurst has continued its strategy of poaching magic circle lawyers in Germany by taking on Allen & Overy (A&O) international capital markets associate Christoph Enderstein, who will join in October as counsel in the Frankfurt structured finance group.

Ashurst has continued its strategy of poaching magic circle lawyers in Germany by taking on Allen & Overy (A&O) international capital markets associate Christoph Enderstein, who will join in October as counsel in the Frankfurt structured finance group. German-qualified Enderstein has been at A&O for the past five and a half years and has been on secondment to the London office since 2006. His arrival follows the recent hire by Ashurst of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer tax partner Matthias Kuhn (www.thelawyer.com, 31 August).