Deutsche expands adviser line-up and sets up Berlin 'near-shoring' arm

Deutsche Bank has expanded the number of external law firms with which it has formal relationships, with the news coming as the bank's in-house legal team prepares to set up its own low-cost legal processing centre in Berlin. The German-based investment bank has added Hogan Lovells, Simmons & Simmons, CMS Cameron McKenna and Ashurst to its EMEA roster of preferred legal advisers, with Slaughter and May, Clifford Chance, Linklaters, Allen & Overy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and White & Case all retaining spots. A fifth firm has also won a first-time appointment.

Banking giant extends adviser roster after using online tendering

Deutsche Bank has expanded the number of external law firms with which it has formal relationships, with the news coming as the bank’s in-house legal team prepares to set up its own low-cost legal processing centre in Berlin.

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