German Law Firms Raided Over Work On Deutsche Bank Case

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 8:02 PM EDT) -- German prosecutors have searched the offices of law firms Hengeler Mueller as well as Gleiss Lutz in connection with their representation of Deutsche Bank AG in its legal row with the heirs of media baron Leo Kirch, who claim the bank helped bring down Kirch's empire.

Prosecutors searched both the Munich and Frankfurt offices of the firms last week, according to prosecutors, as the government’s probe into whether any top brass at Deutsche Bank gave any false testimony in the suit over the bank’s role in...
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