Osborne Clarke promotes.

Law firm Osborne Clarke has promoted two of its associates, David Ferris and Carsten Schneider, to partners in its corporate practice.

Ferris has worked in the firm’s corporate department in Bristol since 1996. He specialises in private equity, mergers & acquisitions and MBOs, representing institutions, management teams, vendors and purchasers. Ferris has particular experience of corporate transactions in the environmental and renewable energy sector.

Carsten Schneider specialises in corporate and commercial cross-border work, advising international clients on large M&A deals, subsidiary businesses in Germany as well as on day-to-day corporate and commercial work. As well as boosting the corporate group in Cologne, his partnership will further increase the firm’s international capability through his work with North American clients and foreign European businesses.