Weitnauer strengthens its team with experienced lawyer in the areas of financing, transactions and compliance

Munich – As of 01 January 2021, Dr. Alice Niemann-Fritsch (43) has joined Weitnauer Partnerschaft mbB in Munich as a salary partner. Dr. Niemann-Fritsch comes from kapena GmbH, a consulting firm in the field of digital infrastructure, where she worked as in-house counsel and procurator.


Before moving to the client side, Dr. Niemann-Fritsch worked in tax law at Linklaters in Munich from 2004 to 2006 and in tax law and corporate law at Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt from 2008 to 2011. As part of a secondment program, Dr. Niemann-Fritsch went to Goldman Sachs in London from 2010 and, from 2011, as Executive Director / Senior Counsel and authorized signatory, was in charge of the areas of asset management, private wealth management and compliance, first in Frankfurt and, from 2014, in Singapore. Dr. Niemann-Fritsch has also been a practicing attorney since 2018. Dr. Niemann-Fritsch received her doctorate from the Max Planck Institute in Munich and qualified as a tax lawyer in 2010.


Dr. Niemann-Fritsch will support Weitnauer in the areas of financing (private equity / venture capital / capital markets law), transactions (M&A, corporate law) and compliance, among others.


Founding partner Dr. Wolfgang Weitnauer comments on the addition: "I am looking forward to the reinforcement in the core competencies of our firm by a very experienced colleague. Within the framework of our cooperation, we also aim to expand our range of services for investment companies, for example in the area of compliance."