Christian Fischer > Oppenhoff > Hamburg, Germany > Lawyer Profile


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Aerospace and Defence


Christian Fischer has been Of Counsel at the firm’s Hamburg office since the beginning of 2019. Christian Fischer is Of Counsel in the Aerospace & Defence department. He specialises in maritime industry and high-tech.


In mid 2013 he left the German Ministry of Defence (German MOD) at his own volition at the rank of director [Ministerialdirigent] and has been working since then as a lawyer. Until 2012 he was the Head of German Naval Armaments and until his departure Special Envoy of the German MOD for the utilisation of defence material. Prior to this, he held positions as Head of Division Naval Shipbuilding Contracts at the Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement from 1996 and as Head of the Economic and Cross-Sectional Division for Naval Armaments at the German MOD from 2002-2008.

Christian Fischer worked for many years for Undersecretary Jörg Schönbohm at the German MOD, amongst other things as Head of the German MOD department for matters relating to the Federal Security Council, arms exports and armaments cooperation strategy. During his initial assignments at the German MOD he was entrusted with the negotiation of international arms agreements.


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