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Linklaters has elected Michael Lappe as its new German senior partner following the decision of incumbent Rudolf Colle to step down to concentrate on client work. Colle, who had served a three-year term in the post, will officially stand down on 30 April.
Lappe, an M&A partner will divide his time equally between client work and management.
Anthony Cann, Linklaters' senior partner, says: “Michael's reputation and leadership qualities make him ideally suited to the role of German senior partner. I am looking forward to working with him as he continues to build on the firm's strong reputation in Germany and consolidates Linklaters' strategy of providing its clients with the highest quality advice on the most challenging work.”