Claudia Leyendecker has more than 20 years of experience representing clients on a wide variety of finance transactions. She is recognized as one of the most renowned banking and finance lawyers in Germany by Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers.
Claudia regularly acts on real estate finance, acquisition finance, and corporate loan transactions, both on the sponsor and the lender side. Furthermore, she advises on project financings for the infrastructure and wind and power sectors. Claudia also works on insurance law matters relating to the eligibility of financial products for the technical reserves (Sicherungsvermögen) of insurance undertakings.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Claudia was head of the banking, finance, and capital markets practice at an international law firm.
- New York University (LL.M. in Comparative Jurisprudence); University of Cologne (Second and First State Examinations); Tax Advisor Exam
The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016)
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2016/2017)
Handelsblatt (2020/2021/2022): one of the best lawyers for banking and finance in Germany
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