Linklaters boosts Frankfurt base with Allen & Overy's former Germany senior partner

Banking heavyweight Neil Weiand joins Linklaters after long spell at A&O

Linklaters has hired senior banking partner Neil Weiand from magic circle rival Allen & Overy (A&O) in Frankfurt.

Weiand, who joins as a partner in the firm’s finance practice, departs after nearly two decades with A&O. He made partner in 2000 and was Germany senior partner for two terms, with the most recent stint lasting seven years from 2009 until 2016.

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