Studied in Münster, Lausanne, Munich and New York; clerkship at OLG (Regional Court of Appeals) Munich; Master of Laws (LL.M.), Columbia University, New York; research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law; doctorate in Munich; admitted to the German bar since 1988; visiting lecturer at the Technische Universität München (TUM) since 2011.
Until 2001 partner at a German pan-regional law firm; thereafter founding partner of the Munich office of a global US law firm specializing in corporate transactions; from 2009 to 2011 partner of petersdorff keim Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Munich; partner of KKS Keim Kuhmann Schwerdtfeger Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH since 2012.
Main areas of practice:
- General Commercial and Contract Law
- Corporate Law
- Corporate Transactions / M&A
- Joint Ventures
Advising SMEs, financial investors, family offices and private individuals on national and cross-border corporate and investment transactions as well as investment structures; representation in supervisory/advisory boards of family-run SMEs.
Author of "Der Schutz der angewandten Kunst im deutschen und amerikanischen Urheberrecht"; recommendations published in Guide 2012 M&A and Corporate Finance (Wirtschaftswoche), in Legal Experts 2012 as well as in editions of JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms for the areas of "Corporate" and "Private Equity", Chambers Europe and Legal 500.
Foreign language: English
Dr. Christoph Kuhmann LL.M.
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