Elie Kaufman joined Bird & Bird in October 2008 and is a member of the Real Estate/ Restructuring team. He advises international and domestic clients in matters relating to commercial real estate within transactions, financing or further bank related matters. Elie also advises in all areas of corporate and commercial law.
Elie passed his second state examination in Düsseldorf and studied law at the Universät des Saarlandes and the University of Exeter (UK).
During his legal traineeship (Referendariat), Elie worked for an international law firm in the area of corporate law and for an international operating commercial law firm specialized in German – French commercial relationships.
Elie speaks German, English and French.