Dr. Sandra Link, LL.M.

Sandra Link

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Dr. Sandra Link is an attorney-at-law in the Corporate department of KWM Europe Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. Sandra advises on M&A transactions and all aspects of corporate law. She has gained wide experience in advising Chinese investors and has worked as a secondee in our Beijing office. She is a specialist for national and cross-border acquisitions, public takeovers, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. She also frequently advises corporate clients on all aspects of group law and management responsibility and has special knowledge in warranty & indemnity insurances.

Sandra studied law at University of Trier (Germany). She holds an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School, New York, and a doctorate degree from University of Trier.

Prior to joining the King & Wood Mallesons network in 2014, Sandra worked as senior associate in another leading international law firm in Frankfurt am Main.

Notable deals include acting for:

  • Techcent entrepreneur family Deng on its joint venture with ALBA Group
  • Listed Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group in the context of acquiring the Compo Consumer business
  • Sino-German Ecopark in the public take-over of listed German Brokers AG and subsequent economic re-establishment of German Brokers AG (now Sino-German United AG)
  • Listed Weichai Power in the acquisition of shares in Linde Hydraulics, the global developer and supplier of modular drive systems consisting of hydraulics, power transmissions and electronics
  • PE-investor VR Equity in the acquisition of shares in Norafin.

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  • Co-Author of "Wirtschaftliche Neugründung bei Verwendung von Börsenmänteln und ihre registerrechtlichen Voraussetzungen", DStR 2016, 1166
  • "Formerfordernisse des § 15 GmbHG bei internationalen Transaktionen", BB 2014, 579
  • "Die Verjährung von Freistellungsansprüchen - Auswirkungen auf die M&A-Praxis", BB 2012, 856
  • Co-Author of "Beendigung von Beherrschungs- und Ergebnisabführungsverträgen im Rahmen von M&A-Transaktionen", M&A Review 2010, 285 and 350.


  • Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung - Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR)
  • German-American Lawyers’ Association (DAJV)
  • German-Chinese Lawyers' Assocation (DCJV)
  • Deutscher Juristentag.


Legal insights

This week, the German government published an amendment to the German regulation on foreign investment control.

14 July 2017

We expect the importance of W&I insurance for Chinese outbound M&A to further increase.

11 April 2017

KWM Europe Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

KWM Europe Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (“KWM Europe”) is a member of the King & Wood Mallesons network and the partners and staff at the German office of KWM Europe work seamlessly with the rest of the King & Wood Mallesons network. See www.kwm.com for more information. KWM Europe is a separate and independent entity from the entity that was formerly called King & Wood Mallesons LLP (which went into administration on January 17th, 2017 and subsequently changed its name to “QSP Residual Recoveries LLP”). Under the transfer agreement regarding the acquisition of certain assets from QSP Residual Recoveries LLP it was agreed that KWM Europe neither continues the operations of, nor assumes any responsibility for the obligations of, QSP Residual Recoveries LLP. For details see www.kwm-europe.com.