Kueppers in the frame to take over from Seisler

Lovells Germany tax head Christoph Kueppers looks set to replace Harald Seisler as Continental Europe managing partner after the firm’s partnership council recommended him for the post.


Lovells Germany tax head Christoph Kueppers looks set to replace Harald Seisler ;as ;Continental Europe managing partner after the firm’s partnership council recommended him for the post.

Düsseldorf-based Kueppers was chosen ahead of corporate partners Christ­oph Hiltl and Michael ­Leistikow and the firm’s partnership will now vote on his appointment.

Firmwide ;managing ­partner David Harris said Kueppers got the nod because in addition to law he has worked as an accountant for KPMG and has significant management experience.

Seisler ;vacated ;the ­managing partner role after losing out to Harris in a firmwide leadership election.

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