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Katharina is a member of SSQ’s UK in-house business in Germany. She specialises in placing lawyers from junior to senior level into financial services institutions and corporates.  Katharina has particular experience in running searches for underwriters and brokers in the international W&I market.

Katharina trained and practised as a lawyer, gaining experience at Clifford Chance in Frankfurt and London and later in Spain and Germany at a number of other well recognised domestic law firms.  After being admitted to the Bar in 2013, Katharina worked in the in-house legal teams of a German private bank before moving to SSQ in 2015.


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada
  • Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, Germany

Associations & memberships

  • Bar Association Frankfurt a.M., Germany / Attorney-at-law
  • Bucerius Alumni e.V.
Katharina Gangnus

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