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Dr. Sona Walentin

Managing Director

Sona is a Managing Director in SSQ’s German private practice team and focuses on recruiting partners and teams for law firms. She has been responsible for a number of the most high profile moves in the German market over recent years. She has also worked closely with law firm clients on strategic issues including mergers and the opening of new offices in Germany.

In addition, Sona has significant experience advising on the South African legal market and has been responsible for a number of partner moves for international firms in the market.

Sona joined our team in Frankfurt in 2005. Before making a move into legal search Sona qualified as a lawyer in 2001, and practiced as an M&A and corporate lawyer at Allen & Overy in Hamburg and Shearman & Sterling in Frankfurt.


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish (basic)


  • University of Trier - Law, Doctorate
  • University of Cardiff (Wales, UK) - Law, LLM
  • Higher Regional Court Hamburg - Second State Exam
  • University of Trier - Law, First State Exam
Dr. Sona Walentin

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