01 February 2021

King & Wood Mallesons gains Competition Law partner Tilman Siebert – Expansion continues in Frankfurt

Tilman Siebert joins King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) as a partner, adding to the firm’s service offering his German and EU competition law practice. He will closely work with the established KWM transaction team as well as with the international offices, joining King & Wood Mallesons award winning competition teams in, inter alia, Australia and China. His expertise perfectly in particular complements the transaction practice in Frankfurt, both in the traditional M&A business, including transactions by Asian investors, as well as in the field of private equity. 

Tilman Siebert has more than 20 years of experience in advising on German and European antitrust and competition laws. He is representing clients in merger control proceedings and investigations before the German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) and the European Commission. In addition, he is advising on competition litigation matters, in particular on cartel damages. He regularly advises on general competition law issues, including compliance issues. Tilman Siebert also specializes in advising in relation to German Foreign Investment Regulation and represents clients in proceedings before the German Ministry of Economics.

Rüdiger Knopf, Partner in Charge Germany: "We have already worked with Tilman Siebert for many years and are very pleased to welcome him to our growing team. With his extensive expertise in competition law and additionally in areas that are becoming increasingly important, such as foreign investment regulation, we are optimally positioned as a law firm with a focus on transactions thanks to his addition."

Michael Roos, corporate / M&A partner in Frankfurt: „Thanks to his proven experience Tilman Siebert gives additional strength to our already well established team. The addition of the competition law practice completes our offering. His expertise perfectly complements KWM's transactional practice with its focus on our proven core-strengths, namely private equity, corporate finance transactions and Chinese investments.”

Wang Rongkang, EUME Managing Partner, says: „The appointment of Tilman Siebert and the expansion of the practice areas reflects King & Wood Mallesons’ growth strategy in Europe, which will be continued. We are delighted about strengthening our team – especially with regard to the needs of our local and global clients.” 

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