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Birgit Reese


Birgit Reese
English, German
Practice Group

Birgit Reese has more than 16 years of experience in domestic and cross-border, public and private M&A transactions. Furthermore, she advises on reorganisations, corporate governance and corporate compliance issues. Birgit focuses on insurance and reinsurance companies, financial institutions and the automotive industry.

Various leading directories such as JUVE, Chambers and Best Lawyers frequently identify Birgit as one of the leading practitioners in the fields of M&A and Corporate Insurance.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Birgit worked as a partner for two other major international law firms. She regularly speaks and publishes on various topics in the field of M&A.

"Preeminent expertise and commitment, quick, precise and pleasant." (Client)

JUVE handbook

Representative Experience

Advising BHF-BANK AG on its sale by Deutsche Bank and on the sale of Frankfurter Fondsbank GmbH to Fidelity.*

Advising Elster Group SE as the target company of a friendly takeover by Melrose PLC.*

Advising Nomura on the contemplated acquisition of Delta Lloyd's German insurance business.*

Advising HDI-Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG on the conversion into a European Company (SE).*

Perry Capital: advising on the restructuring of LEG Immobilien Group, the IPO of LEG Immobilien AG and several placement of shares of LEG Immobilien AG in accelerated bookbuilding proceedings.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein, 1999
  • First State Exam in Law, Kiel University, 1996


  • German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV)
  • Corporate Law Association (VGR)
  • Association of German Lawyers (DJT)


Recommended lawyer for Insurance: Transactional

Chambers Europe


Recommended lawyer for Insurance law

Best Lawyers


Recommended lawyer for M&A

Best Lawyers

2012 - 2015

Recommended lawyer for Corporate advice to insurers

JUVE handbook

2006 - 2015

Recommended lawyer for M&A

JUVE handbook

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