Taylor Wessing Frankfurt raids Freshfields for new real estate partner

Taylor Wessing has recruited a new partner to its Frankfurt real estate practice.

Reinhard Bartholomäi will join the real estate and real estate finance group within Taylor Wessing’s Frankfurt office on 1 November. He was previously a senior associate with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Bartholomäi specialises in real estate management, including corporate real estate advice and capital market-driven transactions.

Bartholomäi marks the seventh lateral hire in Taylor Wessing’s Frankfurt office this year, and bolsters the firm’s Germany real estate department to 23 lawyers, including 15 partners.