Christoph is a German national who has lived and worked in China for almost 20 years. Christoph is a corporate partner who specialises in working with pharmaceutical, medical device, medical institution and renewable energy clients in mainland China. He heads the international China Group of Taylor Wessing together with Thomas Pattloch.
Christoph supports multinational and mid-size companies on their business operations and investments in mainland China. He will expertly guide you through foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and the PRC tax regime. Christoph speaks Chinese, English, French and German and is fluent in the business culture of Europe and China, making him an excellent adviser and negotiator on any transaction.
|Since 2008||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2006 - 2008||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2004 - 2006||Tax Manager, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Shanghai|
|2001 - 2004||Senior Consultant, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Shanghai|
|2001||Admitted as a lawyer, Germany|
|2001||2nd State Exam, Frankfurt|
|1997||1st State Exam, Passau|
Various commentaries, China-related legal topics in international law journals.
|Legal Working Group of the European Chamber of Commerce in China, Previous Chairman
Trade & Distribution Working Group of the European Chamber of Commerce in China, Previous Chairman
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Tougher control on National Security Regime in China