GvW Graf von Westphalen was again convincing for the general counsels of major companies in the jury at The Lawyer. The law firm was one of seven German firms nominated at "The Lawyer European Awards 2018".

"Hardly any law firm succeeds in such an impressive way in covering the entire range of foreign trade law in all its aspects and in dealing with new issues, such as e.g. digitalization in cross-border trade," writes the JUVE Handbook for Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018 about the customs and foreign trade practice with its nine members in the team in Hamburg and Brussels. GvW Graf von Westphalen continues to be the unchallenged number 1 in ranking for "foreign trade".

GvW Graf von Westphalen has promoted Benjamin Schwarzfischer from the own ranks to the partnership as a new Associate Partner.

A GvW team led by the Frankfurt M&A partner Eric Messenzehl has advised the traditional German company H. Stoll AG & Co. KG in establishing an international business cooperation with the Canadian technology company Myant Inc. involving the field of functional, computer supported textiles.

GvW Graf von Westphalen and Mills & Reeve (UK) have decided to expand their co-operation. The managing Gpartners of the two leading business law firms have recently signed an affiliation agreement strengthening their existing collaboration.

The Legal 500 has published its reference work on the leading German law firms "The Legal 500 Germany 2018“:22 GvW attorneys in 8 different practice groups are recommended.

The partners of the law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen have reelected their management at the partners' meeting in Lisbon: Christof Kleinmann (Frankfurt) and Dr. Robert Theissen (Hamburg) are now entering their fifth term of office as the managing partners of the law firm.