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Barbara Lauer

Partner, Frankfurt




Barbara Lauer is specialised in portfolio and NPL transactions and their (re-)financing (in particular via structured finance solutions) as well as asset based structured finance, including true sale and synthetic securitisations of various asset classes, structured covered bonds, project bonds, other secured financings of various asset classes as well as derivatives. She is an expert on German consumer credit law.

Professional experience

2016 to date Partner, Linklaters
2008 - 2016 Managing Associate, Linklaters
2006 - 2008 Associate, Linklaters
2004 - 2005 Associate, Reiter & Collegen, Dusseldorf


2004 - Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2002 - 2004 Oberlandesgericht Dusseldorf, legal traineeship (Referendariat)
2001 - First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
1996 - 2001 University of Bonn, law studies


German, English, Spanish, French