Salaried Partner

Dr. Christian Appelbaum


+ 49 211 600 55 - 303 + 49 211 600 55 - 570

German, English, Spanish, Czech
Consulting focuses
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Corporate Law
  • Financing
  • Factoring
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Commercial Law
  • Automotive
  • Banking Supervision Law
  • Leasing Law
  • Acquisition financing
  • Corporate finance
  • Real estate financing
  • Banking/Litigation
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  • Certified Specialist Lawyer in Banking and Capital Markets Law
  • Admitted since 2007
  • Education and former activities
  • Rotthege Wassermann, Junior Partner2011-2015
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP, Associate2007-2010
  • Legal clerkship at the District Court of Duisburg, stations at E.ON, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Economic Ministry of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia 2005-2007
  • Scientific assistant at the Ruhr University Bochum, Dr. iur. (Bochum) 2002-2005
  • Law studies at the universities of Osnabrück and Seville1996-2002


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Academic Society for Banking Law
  • Banking and Capital Markets Law Study Group of the German Lawyers’ Association
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)

Dr. Christian Appelbaum's Distinctions

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021
Best Lawyers 2022
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020
Best Lawyers 2021



Legal implications of the coronavirus at a glance
Special newsletter coronavirus by Dr. Sebastian Jungemeyer, Christoph Prochnau, LL.B., Dr. Christian Appelbaum, Dr. Verena Hoene, LL.M. (University of Washington), Dr. Stefan Jöster, LL.M., Dr. Philip Kempermann, LL.M., Michael Below


Bedeutung der AIFM-Umsetzung für Family Offices und Reichweite des Holding-Privilegs
RdF 4, 2013, pp. 268 ff.


Einschränkungen der Staatenimmunität in Fällen schwerer Menschenrechtsverletzungen - Klagen von Bürgern gegen einen fremden Staat oder ausländische staatliche Funktionsträger vor nationalen Gerichten
Duncker & Humblot, 2007
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