Helmut is a Managing Director and leads the German practice of Fox Rodney Search.
He has been working in the legal recruitment industry since 2004, previously with another major international legal search boutique in Munich and Frankfurt where he headed the German private practice division, as well as being joint leader of the broader German business. He joined Fox Rodney Search in 2019 and has extensive experience in partner searches, partner representation, team moves and new office openings and launches. Over the past decade Helmut has been responsible for some of the most high calibre office openings, law firm launches, partner and team moves in the German legal market.
Helmut qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 1999. He then practiced law for over five years: in-house with a major insurance company and subsequently with Ashurst in Frankfurt and London where he worked for over three years as a lawyer in the corporate/M&A department. He is also a UK qualified solicitor.