Schalast strengthens its Corporate/M&A practice, Jörg Kaufmann joins Schalast from Schadbach

Effective 1 March 2020, Schalast Rechtsanwälte Notare has strengthened its team with a further lawyer in its Corporate/M&A practice. Jörg Kaufmann (45) has joined Schalast from the VC/PE boutique Schadbach Rechtsanwälte, where he was salary partner from July 2019. Prior to that, he worked for Waldenberger Rechtsanwälte in Berlin as junior partner. Jörg Kaufmann is joining Schalast as counsel.

Gregor Wedell, head of Schalast’s Corporate/M&A practice comments as follows: “Jörg Kaufmann is joining Schalast at the right time. Our Corporate/M&A practice with its strong international approach through our network Multilaw is currently developing very dynamically. This is shown by the increased quality of transactions, the frequent cross-border constellations as well as their number.”


Franz Ferdinand Badelt already moved from Schadbach to Schalast as an associate at the beginning of 2019. Ramón Glaßl, LL.M. (M&A) was appointed salary partner in the practice group effective 1 January 2020. Schalast’s Corporate/M&A practice in Frankfurt now has three equity partners, one salary partner, one counsel and four associates