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Barbara Lauer

Partner, Frankfurt

Overview

Professional Experience

Education and Qualifications

Overview

Barbara has specialised experience in debt capital markets products with a focus on asset-based structured finance, including, in particular, structured covered bonds, project bonds, true sale and synthetic securitisation and other secured financing of various asset classes as well as derivatives.

Barbara is further specialised in portfolio and NPL transactions and their (re-)financing (in particular via structured finance solutions). She is an expert on German consumer credit law and leasing aspects.

She is rated as one of the “Next Generation Partners” in Legal 500 (Legal 500 Germany 2021, Capital markets, Structured finance and securitization) and as “Highly regarded” in IFLR1000 (IFLR1000 2020, Debt, Structured finance and securitisation).

Furthermore, Chambers Europe and JUVE rank her as one of the recommended lawyers in the area of structured finance in Germany (Chambers Europe 2020: Capital Markets: Structured Finance; JUVE German Commercial Law Firms Directory 2020/2021).

Professional Experience

Barbara joined Linklaters in 2006 and became Managing Associate in 2008. She was elected Partner in 2016.

Education and Qualifications

Barbara studied law at the University of Bonn and worked as a trainee lawyer at the Higher Regional Court Dusseldorf.

She speaks German, English, Spanish, and French.