Barbara Mayer is a lawyer and accredited specialist in company and commercial law, and a partner at Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner. Her main focus lies on the advice of large national and international corporations and medium-sized businesses in the field of corporate law and in M&A transactions. She is also specialized in merger control with respect to business transactions, as well as in the field of international commercial law, medical devices and pharmaceutical law and compliance. Barbara is a member of the Committee for Company Law of the German Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer), a member of the Civil Law Committee of the German Bar Association (DAV) and member of the board of the German Bar Association’s Working Group on Female Lawyers. Barbara regularly publishes articles on recent developments in company and commercial law and is the author and/or editor of many legal reference books. Barbara speaks German, English and French.