Dr. Kathrin Weber Counsel


Speaks:  English, German

Qualified: 2016 - Rechtsanwältin, Germany


Primary office:  Frankfurt

Secondary office:  Munich




Dr. Kathrin Weber

Dr. Kathrin Weber is Counsel in the Corporate / M&A practice group in the Frankfurt office. She is specialized in national and international M&A transactions, including private equity, reorganizations and general corporate law matters, with a particular focus on complex cross-border transactions and complex reorganizations.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG in 2023, Kathrin worked for international law firms Weil, Gotshal & Manges, DLA Piper and Baker McKenzie in Frankfurt and has been recognized in the past three years as "Ones to Watch" as well as in the 2024 edition as "Best Lawyers" for Corporate law and M&A by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers.

Experience

Kathrin's experience prior to joining Gowling WLG includes:

  • Advised Advent International and Bain Capital on the acquisition of payment service provider Concardis with a transaction volume of ca. EUR 700 million.
  • Advised EQT Expansion Capital II on disposal of Roeser Medical Group to Sana Kliniken AG.
  • Advised Columbia Capital, LLC on investment in Resilience360 GmbH by way of joint venture with Deutsche Post DHL Group.
  • Advised Air Liquide on the sale of Schülke & Mayr Group, one of the leading manufacturers in the field of infection prevention and hygiene, to EQT.
  • Advised Boyd Corporation, a world-leading innovator of technologies in engineered materials and thermal management, on acquisition of Siltec.
  • Advised FUNKE Digital on the acquisition of majority stake in digital agency baseplus.
  • Advised listed company Media and Games Invest SE ("MGI") on its successful relocation of its registered office and headquarters from Malta to Sweden.
  • Advised Magna on the acquisition of Veoneer's Active Safety Business with a transaction volume of ca. EUR 1.525 billion.
  • Advised Fluidra on the acquisition of Meranus Group.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Career
      July 2023
      Gowling WLG, Counsel
    • Rankings & Awards
       2023
      Recognition in the 2024 edition as one of the "Best Lawyers" for Corporate law and M&A as well as again "Ones to Watch" for Corporate law and M&A by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers
  • 2022

    • Rankings & Awards
       2022
      Recognition in the 2023 edition as "Ones to Watch" for Corporate law and M&A by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers
  • 2021

    • Rankings & Awards
       2021
      Recognition in the 2022 edition as "Ones to Watch" for Corporate law and M&A by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers
  • 2019

    • Career
      August 2019
      Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern, Senior Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      May 2018
      DLA Piper UK LLP, Associate
    • Education
       2018
      Julius-Maximilians University Wuerzburg, Dr. jur.
  • 2016

    • Career
      November 2016
      Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2016
      Qualified, Rechtsanwältin, Germany
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      Julius-Maximilians University Wuerzburg, Master of European Laws (LL.M. Eur.)
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      Regional court of Wuerzburg, Second State Exam
  • 2010

    • Education
       2010
      Julius-Maximilians University Wuerzburg, First State Exam