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, LL.M. 
Partner, Frankfurt

Dr Oliver Socher is EMEA Banking & Finance Chair and member of the Global Banking & Finance Steering Committee. He advises banks and investors in all aspects of banking and financetransactions, including national and international syndicated financings, promissory note loans, acquisition, ECA and project finance transactions.Since 2019, he is listed under "Best Lawyers" for banking and finance law by Handelsblatt 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 banking regulatory law by Handelsblatt. 

Tel: +49 (0)69 299 08 275

Dr Holger Lutz, LL.M.
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 since 2013 heads the German cybersecurity task force of Baker McKenzie.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
Senior 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 12.000 in 77 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.



Robust international firm particularly sought after for its expertise in securitisations. Offers experience in a range of matters including trade receivables, structured loans and NPLs. 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.
The firm attracts praise for its "highly qualified and diligent team and nice personalities with the ability to explain complex issues.". 
Chambers Europe | 2020

Baker McKenzie is rated for its 'extensive and client-focused advice with clear recommendations', which frequently pertains to its key areas of expertise auto ABS and multijurisdictional ABCP transactions in the segments trade, leasing and residual value receivables. Oliver Socher jointly heads the team with the 'pleasant and friendly' Sandra Wittinghofer. 
Legal 500 Germany | 2020

Predominantly advises lenders on various financing matters including export credit agency finance, acquisition 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. Increasing visibility in ECA-backed financing. 
Chambers Europe | 2020

Clients strongly recommend the firm, stating: "They are aware of current topics and issues in the market and support the lenders with an in-depth analysis and opinions about such matters. Baker McKenzie has a truly global presence which is especially helpful in cross-border matters." 
Chambers Europe | 2020