Christian specialises in both corporate and regulatory work in the life sciences and healthcare sector, in particular for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
He represents clients from the life sciences and healthcare sector as well as financial investors in national and cross-border M&A transactions, cooperations and other corporate matters as well as in relation to sector-specific contractual, regulatory, advertising and distribution matters. Besides transaction and sector-specific contractual advice, the drug advertising law is another focus of his practice. In the field of healthcare and life sciences, Christian is named a „recommended lawyer“ by renowned international magazine The Legal 500 on a continued basis.
Christian studied law at the University of Marburg and also graduated from the local postgraduate studies in pharmaceutical law. He completed his legal traineeship with the District Court of Wuppertal with stages inter alia with an international law firm, the German Embassy Tokyo, the legal department of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH and a notary.
After his admission to the bar in 2010, he worked for more than five years as a lawyer both in the „Corporate/M&A“ and „Healthcare, Life Sciences & Chemicals“ team of the international law firm Clifford Chance in Düsseldorf. Prior to joining Clifford Chance, Christian inter alia worked as assistant to the executive board of a German mid-cap investment holding in Cologne and London.
Christian is a member of the German-American Lawyers Association and publishes in the field of M&A in the life sciences and healthcare sector, inter alia in „Beck’sches Formularbuch Mergers & Acquisitions“ (editor Seibt) and in the Handbook of Medical Device Law (editor Anhalt/Dieners). He is married and has three children.