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1936           Born in Frankfurt am Main, married, three children

1963           Second State Examination in Law, admission to the Frankfurt am Main Bar

1965           Partner of the law firm Ormond Sommer Weber & Raabe
                  in Frankfurt am Main (until 1968)

1969           Founding partner of the law firm Pünder, Volhard & Weber
                  in Frankfurt am Main

1971           Chief Justice at the State Professional Tribunal for Lawyers, 
                  Frankfurt am Main (until 1979)

1972           Founding shareholder of PVW GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
                  Steuerberatungsgesellschaft and first chairman of the supervisory board (until 1992)

1973           Appointment as civil law notary (until 2005)

1975           Publication of the first edition of the book "Real Property in Germany, Legal
                  and Tax Aspects of Development and Investment" as editor (6th Edition 2002)

1976           Admission as a qualified tax lawyer

1979           Member of the Committee for Codes of Professional Conduct of the Federal
                  German Bar Association (until 1991)

1981           Member of the Committee for International Law of the Federal Notaries' Association
                  (until 2005)

1984           Establishment and initial Management of the first German law firm office in New York for
                  Pünder, Volhard & Weber

1985           Establishment of the first European law firm office in Beijing for
                  Pünder, Volhard & Weber

1990           Merger of Pünder, Volhard & Weber with Axster & Partner, Düsseldorf,
                  to form Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster

1992           Establishment of the Pünder Group, an association of leading law firms in six
                  continental European countries

1994          Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the endowed Chair of
                 Real Estate Economics at the European Business School International University
                 (honorary chairman since 2002)

1995          Alternate Chairman of the Permanent Arbitration Tribunal, Corporate Law Division,
                 of the Frankfurt Bar

1997          Member of the Advisory Board, Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung - 
                 Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) e.V. 
                 (until 2006) 

2000          Merger of Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster (300 lawyers in five offices in Germany
                 and seven offices abroad) with Clifford Chance, London, and Rogers & Wells, New York,
                 to form Clifford Chance, the world's largest integrated international law firm

2001          Regional Chairman, German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce in London, 
                 for Hesse, Rhineland Palatinate and Saarland (until 2005)

2002          Member of the Board, Initiative Corporate Governance der deutschen
                 Immobilienwirtschaft e.V. (honorary member since 2006) 

2003          Member of the Standing Rules Assembly of the German Federal Bar Association
                 (until 2007)

2005          Honorary Doctorate in Economics, European Business School, International
                 University, Schloß Reichartshausen

2006          Retirement from Clifford Chance

2007          German Delegate, Arbitration Committee, European Bars Federation

2008          Executive Director, Charitable Trust of the Lawyers of the State of Hessen (Frankfurt/M)

For over forty years, Dolf Weber has advised his clients – mainly financial institutions, major international companies and public enterprises – on the corporate and tax law aspects of company structuring, corporate and real estate transactions, as well as restructuring and privatisations. He also acted in large-scale commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings and as a non-executive director of companies. He was a leader of his firm and many years it´s chairman.

Following his retirement from Clifford Chance, he acts for selected clients and as a non-executive director of companies, as well as in the capacity of arbitrator.