Wolfgang Krauel

Dr. Wolfgang Krauel

Global Co-Head of Insurance, Munich




Sector head of the national and co-sector head of the global insurance practice. Specialised experience in stock corporation law and M&A transactions. In recent years he has mainly focused on matters of the financial industry. He has established a special expertise in this market segment.

Professional experience

2001 to date Partner, Linklaters
2000 - 2001 Partner, Oppenhoff & Rädler
1995 - 1999 Associate/Junior Partner, Oppenhoff & Rädler
1993 - 1995 Attorney-at-Law, Hamburg
1989 - 1993 Research Assistant, Max-Planck-Institut for international and foreign private law, Hamburg


1999 - University of Hamburg, Doctorate
1993 - Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
1992 - Admittance as Attorney-at-Law, New York, USA
1991- University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, LL.M.
1989 - 1993 Oberlandesgericht Hamburg, legal traineeship (Referendariat)
1989 - First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
1984 - 1989 Universities of Tübingen, Munich and Göttingen, law studies


English, German


Various professional articles, publications and lectures on general corporate law related issues as well as capital markets subjects.