Marlies is a Partner in our Corporate & Commercial team. She manages a wide corporate and commercial practice, often with an international or cross border angle.
Marlies advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, commercial contracts including SLAs, and commercial joint ventures, mostly cross border. She has specialist expertise in the education and food and drink sectors.
Marlies is very experienced in non-contentious insolvency transactions and restructuring including pre-packs and cross border insolvency transactions. She has also advised foreign clients on UK insolvency issues and transactions and director’s duties and liabilities and with the assistance of an extensive network of foreign lawyers, UK clients on foreign insolvency issues.
Marlies leads Capital’s international offering, heading both the Chinese and German desks. She also heads our Brexit team: providing advice on Brexit, and speaking regularly on the subject, both in the UK and abroad.
Marlies holds a master’s degree and PhD in Archaeology, speaks German and French fluently, and reads Italian and Spanish.
She is the Vice Chair of Consulegis, the international network of independent law firms, and of the Sherman Cymru Theatre. She also talks to of Welsh students generally about the benefit of modern foreign languages in the workplace.
In June 2020, she was appointed to represent Switzerland in Wales and act as Honorary Consul in Cardiff.
We will definitely recommend Capital Law, Marlies to our peers in China shall they need any legal advice in UK. Marlies thank you so much for helping us out.
DM Yang, VP Everpower International Holding Ltd
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