Macfarlanes ally Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz has scored another recruitment coup from an in-house department
Jörg Podehl has joined the Düsseldorf office from the Handelsblatt Publishing Group, where he was head of the corporate strategy team. He has considerable contacts in central and Eastern Europe. Podehl also worked at Mannesmann for five years. Nörr is one of the few firms in the German market to have focused on in-housers for recruitment. Over the past two years it has gained some leading specialists, in particular Joachim Preussner and Hermann Picot - heads of the in-house departments at Bankgesellschaft Berlin and Mannesmann respectively.