Schalast is Top Firm for Banking & Finance Law

The Handelsblatt Research Institute (HRI) asked more than 1600 lawyers from 120 law firms about their most renowned colleagues in the fields of banking and finance law. Based on this evaluation, lawfirm Schalast and its partners Christoph Schalast and Andreas Walter, made it into the ranking of Germany's top 22 law firms and top 36 lawyers. Here you can find the complete WiWo article and the ranking of all nominated law firms.

Christoph Schalast, founder and managing partner of Schalast Law. Tax, explains "We are very proud of this award as WiWo Top Law Firm. On the one hand, it confirms the reputation that we have continuously built up over the past years. On the other hand, it also illustrates that we have always stayed up-to-date and are actively shaping change in the financial industry."

Andreas Walter, Partner and Head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group, adds "We have been involved full-scale with new technologies and business models in the financial sector for years, in addition to the numerous issues that players in the financial industries are facing. Especially topics such as Invisible Payment, Blockchain but also Artificial Intelligence in payment transactions raise many legal questions. After all, these innovations must also follow legal requirements. We are very proud of our placement as a top law firm 2021 in the WiWo ranking for banking and finance law. It confirms that our pragmatic consulting approach at the interface of technical possibilities and legal necessities is appreciated."

In January Schalast Law. Tax expanded its network by three new offices in Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Stuttgart. As a result of Schalast's growth, the firm can now respond to the needs of its clients even more comprehensively with interconnected, professional competence.