Dr. Christian Schultze, LL.M. (London)

Attorney at law

Telephone: +49 (0) 30-31 57 57- 40
Fax: +49 (0) 30-31 57 57-97
christian.schultze@ses-legal.de


Dr. Christian Schultze consults on all matters of corporate law and regarding Mergers & Acquisitions whereby he in particular advises startups and Venture Capitalists. Further he has expertise in the legal handling of corporate crises and regarding the liability of directors and officers.
 
In addition, he supports mainly medium-sized companies with the drafting and negotiation of commercial and distribution agreements and with the enforcement of respective claims in front of civil courts and in arbitration. In particular Dr. Schultze assists his clients in all areas of their business activities in the Middle East where he maintains a comprehensive network and has specialist knowledge.

Professional career
1998-2000: Reserve Officer, Translator for Arabic 
2000-2005: Universtiy studies, Dresden, Kiel 
2006-2007: Master of Laws, London – SOAS 
2007-2009: Legal Traineeship in Berlin (CMS Hasche Sigle and Solon SE) 
2010: PhD „Product liability law in Egypt“ 
2010-2013: Attorney at Law RAUE LLP 
2012: Specialist lawyer course Trade and Corporate law 
2015: Joined SES 

Areas of law

  • Corporate law (incl. corporate housekeeping, transformations, shareholder disputes, restructurings) 
  • M&A, Buy-Outs, company succession
  • Advise to start-ups and Venture Capitalists (Foundation, rounds of financing, (virtual) stock option plans)
  • Compliance and D&O liability cases 
  • Commercial law (incl. commercial agents, Joint Ventures, product liability and distribution law)
  • Middle Eastern Business law (MENA), especially Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia, Tunisia and the UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai)      
  • Litigation and Arbitration (ICC, LCIA, DIS)


Languages: English, Arabic

Memberships

Near and Middle East Association e.V. (NUMOV), Association for Arab and Islamic Law e.V. (GAIR), German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)