Konrad specialises in banking and finance law - in particular, asset and project finance, including aircraft finance and leasing and structured investments. His recent work includes: financing structures for aircraft and airline groups, rolling stock and cross border lease financings, structured investment products and closed end funds. Konrad has a special focus on transactions in the aviation industry and other transport industries. As part of his general finance practice he advises on financial product insolvency issues. Konrad was born in 1965. He completed his legal education at the universities of Gießen and Madison/Wisconsin and holds a doctor of laws degree (Dr iur) from the University of Frankfurt/Main. From 1994 to 1997, he practised at the firm’s Frankfurt office before joining the legal department of the Commerzbank. From 1998 to 1999, Konrad worked as an in-house counsel in the structured finance department of Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale. Konrad joined the firm in 1999. He speaks German and English.