Niels Schlesier | Brunswick
Niels Schlesier

Niels Schlesier

Director, Berlin

Niels advises companies on a broad range of issues related to their corporate reputation. His focus is on cross-border M&A and crisis communications. His clients include multinational companies as well as start-ups primarily from the tech and financial sectors.

After joining Brunswick in Frankfurt in 2011, Niels spent five of his 10 years with the firm in Beijing and Hong Kong before relocating to Berlin in 2018. Since his return to Germany, he acts as Brunswick’s China Country Link. He has supported numerous Chinese companies as they go global and international companies as they developed and protected their reputation in China. Niels is a member of the global Antitrust & Competition practice group and has advised on some of the largest antitrust and investment control cases in China and Germany.

He holds a master’s degree in economics from Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from the University of Münster.