Linklaters has targeted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for the hire of employment partner Timon Grau in Germany. He will split his time between Duesseldorf and Frankfurt and advise clients on matters such as transactions, internal investigations and restructurings. Linklaters Germany senior partner Andreas Steck said: “Timon Grau’s considerable experience in various industries and industrial sectors and his in-depth expert knowledge, make him one of the leading employment lawyers of his generation.”