Hans Thomas Kessler has been working as a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in Frankfurt since 2013 and manages German real estate practice. He specializes in real estate, real estate financing and construction law and has advised a variety of real estate investors, owners, financial institutions and other companies in connection with the purchase and sale and financing of commercial real estate and real estate portfolios, real estate developments and the purchase and leasing of commercial real estate , In addition, he has extensive experience in advising (including litigation) of construction and engineering companies as well as clients in construction, planning and infrastructure projects. At the 2016 JUVE Awards, Herbert Smith Freehills was named “Law Firm of the Year” for real estate and construction law.
Hans Thomas Kessler places a special focus on the Chinese market as well as on Central and Eastern Europe. In addition, he is a member of the company-wide Iran group and advises several clients regarding their activities in Iran.
Hans Thomas Kessler studied at the Universities of Frankfurt, Lausanne, Geneva and Strasbourg. He has an LL.M. acquired at the London School of Economics and Political Science and was a visiting scholar at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. active.