Bird & Bird appoints compliance specialist Carsten Beisheim as new partner in Germany


International law firm Bird & Bird LLP appoints new partner Carsten Beisheim based in Düsseldorf, Germany.

With over 10 years' experience, Carsten joins from one of the biggest insurance companies in Germany, Wüstenrot & Württembergische AG, where he was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.

Carsten advises on all corporate governance and compliance matters. He specialises in managing the legal affairs, compliance and sustainability issues of a wide range of companies in the banking, insurance and real estate sectors.

Sven-Erik Heun, Head of Bird & Bird Germany says: "We appointed Carsten for his practical experience and to further develop our compliance offering. With his experience, we will be able to provide our clients with industry-specific compliance advice which is tailored to their individual business models. We warmly welcome Carsten and look forward to working together.”

Carsten says: "After so many years in-house, I am looking forward to a new challenge at Bird & Bird. I admire the firm's sector-focused approach and I'm excited to join the team."