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Dr Christoph Wolf

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Baker McKenzie's Corporate Practice Group in Germany




Dr. Christoph Wolf joined Baker McKenzie in 2011. He is a partner in the Corporate group in the Firm’s Frankfurt office and heads the German Capital Markets group. After having worked as attorney in private practice in Frankfurt from 1998 to 2000, he joined Morgan Stanley Bank AG as legal counsel to the investment banking, capital markets and corporate finance divisions, and was Head of Legal for Germany and Austria until the summer of 2011. He is experienced in advising on capital markets, takeovers, and corporate law matters.


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish


  • State of Berlin (Second State Exam) (1998)
  • Humboldt University of Berlin (Doctoral degree) (1998)
  • University of Heidelberg (First State Exam) (1993)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M.) (1991)
  • University of Montpellier (Maîtrise en droit) (1990)

Germany: Corporate and M&A


Within: Corporate

Baker McKenzie has a ‘very high level of expertise’ in corporate compliance, an area in which the firm recently handled corporate law matters for a German client. In general, the firm’s cross-border capabilities are an excellent selling point for clients. An example is cooperating with colleagues in Chicago, London, Vienna and Luxembourg when advising McDonald’s on the restructuring of German and several foreign groups. As such, the client portfolio includes both renowned German groups and various multinationals such as Amazon, the DFL German Football League, HOCHTIEF and Johnson Controls. The group is led by Andreas Lohner and Nikolaus Reinhuber and also includes Christoph Wolf.

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