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Celina Anna Zaim

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Celina Anna Zaim is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Dusseldorf office and a member of the Corporate/M&A Practice Group. Prior to joining as an associate, she worked for the team as a research assistant for several years, gaining significant experience in all areas of corporate law. During her legal clerkship, Celina also worked as a legal trainee in another international law firm in London and Dusseldorf.

Practice Focus

Celina focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate law matters and reorganizations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Accenture in connection with a number of acquisitions of technology companies in Europe.
  • Advised Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the acquisition of Congatec and its investment in vhf-group.
  • Advised Paragon Partners on the acquisition of Messer-Group and the sale of NovumIP.
  • Advised Kerry Group plc on the acquisition of a majority stake in c-LEcta.
  • Advised METRO AG on sale of majority stake in METRO China to Wumei.
  • Advised SPIE on the acquisition of OSMO-Anlagenbau GmbH & Co KG.
  • Advised DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga on its joint venture with deltatre for match data gathering.
  • Advised owners of DNS:NET on the sale of shares to 3i Infrastructure plc.
  • Advised Ufenau Capital Partners on various transactions.
  • Advised CGS Management on the acquisition of BMS Maschinenfabrik.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dusseldorf Bar Association - Member


  • Germany (2019)


  • High Regional Court of Dusseldorf (Second State Exam) (2019)
  • University of Cologne (First State Exam) (2016)
  • University of Bonn


  • English
  • German