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Christian von Sydow advises international and German clients, as well as strategic and financial investors in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, restructuring, corporate conflict resolution and estate planning.


  • Higher Regional Court of Hannover, 1990, Second State Exam (Bar exam equivalent)
  • University of Freiburg, Germany, 1987, First State Examination

  • Alemania

  • Chair of Munich M&A Conference (MuMAC) (2011-2022)
  • International Patrons of the Pinakothek, chairman of the board
  • American Chamber of Commerce, co-chair of the Bavarian Regional Committee (2006-2022)
  • Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus GmbH, member and chairman of the advisory (2020-2022)
  • Founder of Deutsch-Ukrainische Schule München-Odessa gUG (limited liability) (German-Ukrainian school Munich)

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany and Handelsblatt for Corporate Law, 2009-2024, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2009-2024, Private Equity Law, 2020-2024, and for Restructuring and Insolvency Law 2023-2024. Also selected as Leading Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Private Equity Law, and Restructuring and Insolvency Law
  • Chambers Europe 2022: Recommended for Corporate/M&A – Germany
  • Chambers Global 2022: Recommended for Corporate/M&A – Germany
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2022: Recommended for Corporate
  • JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2022/2023: Recommended for Corporate and M&A