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Phone: +49 211 600500-428

Fax: +49 211 600500-91



Christine Janhsen (née Robben), LL.M.

Specialist lawyer for commercial law and corporate law


  • Corporate law/M&A
  • Corporate compliance

Christine advises companies and entrepreneurs on all aspects of corporate law. Key areas of her expertise include domestic and cross-border transactions (M&A). Christine´s main focus involves the law of private limited companies and the law of partnerships as well as the guidance of company successions and asset successions. Christine also supports companies in implementing compliance structures, conducting compliance audits and, if necessary, taking legal proceedings. Finally, Christine supports members of the management to avoid risks of liability as well as to avert cases of liability.


Recent Work

  • Advising a company in the aviation industry on the acquisitaion of another company
  • Advising UK based HENI Group on various strategic transactions in Germany
  • Advice to a company active in the area of trading with chemicals in the context of the participation of a financial investor as atypical silent partner
  • Advice to a company on a demerger of 22 properties and the restructuring of the operating business
  • On-going advice on compliance matters to different subsidiaries of a DAX-company
  • Numerous shareholder disputes in limited liability companies and partnerships including the liability of managing directors


Curriculum vitae  

  • Studied law at the Georg-August-University of Goettingen, 2002 to 2007
  • Research assistant to the Chair of Prof. Dr E. Schumann, University of Goettingen, 2004 to 2008; 2007 to 2010 doctoral studies
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) – Study at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2008/2009
  • Research assistant at a major international law firm, 2010 to 2011
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf, 2010 to 2012
  • Lawyer at Kapellmann since 2012
  • PhD in medical law, 2014
  • Specialist lawyer for commercial law and corporate law, 2016
  • Lecturer at the IST-university for Management, 2016 to 2017