TSI Partners

Friedrichstraße 88/ Unter den Linden
10117 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 2200281-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 2200281-199

Bethmannstraße 50-54
60311 Frankfurt/Main
Tel: +49 (0)69 29908-0
+49 (0)69 29908-108

Neuer Zollhof 2
40221 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 (0)211 31116-0
Fax: +49 (0)211 31116-199

Theatinerstraße 23
80333 München
Tel: +49 (0)89 55238-0
Fax: +49 (0)89 55238-199


Dr Oliver Socher
Partner, Frankfurt

Oliver Socher heads the Banking and Finance Practice in Germany. He advises banks and investors in all aspects of banking and financing transactions, inter alia, in relation to national and international issuance of promissory notes (Schuldscheindarlehen) as well as in relation to acquisition and project finance, private equity and real estate financing transactions. Furthermore, he is listed under "Best Lawyers" for banking and financial law by Handelsblatt (June 2019) and was also named as Acritas Star by Acritas Sharplegal (2018).  

Tel: +49 (0)69 299 08 402

Sandra Wittinghofer Baker McKenzie

Sandra Wittinghofer
Partner, Frankfurt

Sandra Wittinghofer advises national and international banks and corporations on matters of banking and finance law. Her focus on structured finance and related banking regulatory matters covers work for arrangers, sponsors, originators, trustees and rating agencies. She has extensive experience in ABCP securitization transactions as well in term transactions, covering a wide range of asset classes. Since June 2019, she has been listed under "Best Lawyers" for regulation law by Handelsblatt. 

Tel: +49 (0)69 299 08 275

Dr Holger Lutz
Partner, Frankfurt

Holger Lutz advises German and international companies on all aspects of information technology law, including computer law, media law and internet law, as well as intellectual property law, data protection law, telecommunications law and leasing. He particularly focuses on the legal issues related to outsourcing contracts, hardware and software contracts, e-commerce and data protection. Holger Lutz is co-head of the German Information Technology Group and has headed the German cybersecurity task force of Baker McKenzie since 2013. Furthermore, he has been recommended by Wirtschaftswoche as "one of the top German lawyers for IT law" since September 2018.

Tel: +49 (0)69 299 08 508

Marta Zuliamis
Associate, Frankfurt

Marta Zuliamis is admitted to the bar in Frankfurt am Main and in Austria. She advises German, Austrian and foreign banks, financial institutions and corporates particularly in relation to securitization transactions in respect of various asset classes, including consumer finance, trade receivables, leases and auto loans. Furthermore, Marta also has significant experience in banking regulatory law, as well as in acquisition finance and capital markets matters.

Tel: +49 (0)69 299 08 178


About Baker McKenzie

For many years, Baker McKenzie's German Banking & Finance practice has ranked among the premier law firms in Germany. Our lawyers are recognized and respected experts in financial circles. All of our legal advisers are highly qualified and, as a result of intensive training and ongoing education at home and abroad, their familiarity with legal issues and relevant commercial structures is not restricted to their home jurisdictions alone. Our firm's acknowledged competence in the field of banking and finance law is complemented by our profound expertise in areas such as corporate, capital markets and tax law. In these disciplines and in many others, Baker McKenzie's attorneys in Germany can field teams of proven specialists with substantial transactional experience. 
Today, Baker McKenzie belongs to one of  the world’s largest law firms with a global headcount of 13,200 in 78 offices.  
In Germany we are located in Berlin, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt/Main and Munich. As one of Germany’s leading law firms, we advise national and international clients on all aspects of commercial law.



Innovation in cross-border insolvency and restructuring – Metinvest
2017 Global Restructuring Review Awards

Best Digital Marketing Campaign (Bronze) – Global FSR App
2017 CityWealth Brand Management & Reputations Awards

Predominantly advises lenders on various financing matters including export credit agency finance, corporate finance and syndicated lending. Highly recommended for cross-border work, with notable experience acting on large-scale project and asset finance transactions. Additionally offers a strong presence in the real estate market, having handled numerous portfolio financing transactions.
Chambers Europe | 2019

Robust international firm particularly sought after for its expertise in securitisations. Receives frequent recognition for its strength in auto securitisation transactions, where the team acts for various leading automotive companies. Additionally covers a variety of asset classes including real estate and SME loans. Utilises its broad network of European offices to assist with cross-border transactions. 
Chambers Europe | 2019

Clients speak highly of the team's experience and innovative approach, stating: "They come up with sound and very well-founded advice based on their research and analysis. Furthermore, they are open to thinking outside the box and joining us in exploring new, uncharted paths."
Chambers Europe | 2019

Clients have ‘good experiences’ with Baker McKenzie’s finance practice, which primarily acts on the banking side and focuses on syndicated loan business, particularly in the area of trade and export financings.
Legal 500 Germany | 2019

Regarded by many as 'leading for ABS in Germany', Baker McKenzie's 'affable team' is undoubtedly 'established' for advising on structured finance and securitization transactions. It advises 'reliably, pragmatically, quickly and flexibly' on various asset classes, continues to be recognized as one of the leading practices in the automotive sector […] but also manages large, especially multi-jurisdictional, trade receivables ABCP transactions ."
Legal 500 Germany I 2018

Baker McKenzie remains in a 'strong position in automotive sector securitisations', also handles multi-jurisdictional ABCP transactions in the trade, leasing and residual value receivables segments, and advises on new and innovative asset classes, including matters in the fintech sector."
Legal 500 Germany I 2017