Ashursts hires Dresdner Kleinwort lawyer

Ashurst Morris Crisp is taking on Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein lawyer Rainer Eichholz as a partner in its German office

Eichholz was managing director in Dresdner's global debt division. The move is part of Ashursts' push on Germany, which has seen the arrival this month of corporate partner Jörg Kirchner from Baker & McKenzie and the promotion of Andrew Edge and Andreas Zahn to the partnership. Eichholz will focus on international finance, private equity and tax. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyer news.