Salaried Partner

Christian Staps

German, English
Consulting focuses
  • Corporate finance
  • Finance Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Reorganization
  • Restructuring
  • Sports Law
  • Ship financing
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  • Admitted since 2000
  • Education and former activities
  • Jones Day, Frankfurt 2004-2014
  • Clifford Chance, Frankfurt 2001-2004
  • University of Heidelberg 1991-1997


  • International Bar Association

Christian Staps's Distinctions

Best Lawyers 2025

Best Lawyers 2024

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2023

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2022

Best Lawyers 2023

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021

Best Lawyers 2022

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020

Best Lawyers 2021



Neuregelung zum deutschen NPL-Markt – Kreditzweitmarktgesetz in Kraft seit 30. Dezember 2023
Restructuring Update 01/2024 und Banking & Finance Update 01/2024,
together with Dr. Arnold Büssemaker, Licencié en droit, Michael Neises, Dr. Karolina Badura


The Secondary Credit Market Act – a new regulation for the German NPL market (effective from 30 December 2023)
Update Restrukturierung 02/2023 & Update Banking & Finance 01/2023,
together with Dr. Arnold Büssemaker, Licencié en droit, Dr. Karolina Badura, Michael Neises


ESG als Auslöser der nächsten Krise?
INDat Report 10_2021
Unlimited Personal Liability of Shareholders in Air Berlin PLC as a result of BREXIT?
Update Shareholder Activism No. 3,
together with Michael Neises
Rollt die Insolvenzwelle auf Deutschland zu?
INDat Report 04_2021


StaRUG virtuell
INDat Report 10_2020



The Syndicated Loan – recent Developments regarding Documentation and Restructuring
presentation during “Financial Restructuring I – Special Situation Financing” conference organized by Dr. Wieselhuber & Partner in Frankfurt on September 21, 2015, Düsseldorf on November 2, 2015, Hamburg on November 9, 2015Berlin on November 23, 2015, Stuttgart on January 18, 2016, Munich on January 25, 2016

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