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Christian Scholz

Christian Scholz

German Attorney at Law since 1998
French Attorney at Law (Avocat à la Cour) since 2000
Partner at SCHIEDERMAR since 2003
  

Practice Areas

  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • More than 15 years of experience advising corporations on business law matters
  • Have litigated business matters extensively, in particular with respect to enforcing claims in the leasing, banking, and insurance sectors

Practice Summary

Christian Scholz represents business and private individuals in disputes before German courts and arbitration panels. The focus of his practice is on business disputes, in particular with respect to leasing matters.

Industry focus

Leasing, Banking, Insurance, Trade

Representative Client Matters

  • German leasing company: litigate and enforce outstanding lease payments and defend against claims arising out of a leasing relationship
  • German financial institution: litigate and enforce outstanding lease payments and defend against claims arising out of a credit relationship
  • German collection agency: preparation of various agreements used by the collection agency
  • German telecommunications company: litigate and enforce outstanding lease payments and defend against claims arising from feed-in and signal delivery agreements
  • Regional newspaper: defend claim of a human resources company
  • Public credit agency; defend claims made in relation to stock purchases
  • German association of photo agencies; preparation of various agreements, litigate and defend various claims
  • German software company: defend claims from a service agreement

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Selected Publications

  • Employees’ Rights in the Transfers of Undertakings in the European Union: The Merckx / Neuhys Cases, ICCLR 1996, p. 406
  • Contractual Non-Competition Clauses with Regard to Sections 74 et seq. of the German Commercial Code, IICLR 1997, p. 22 (together with Daniela Weber-Rey)
  • Bestandsübertragung nach dem VAG (Transfer of Assets Pursuant to the Regulation of Insurance Companies Act), VersR 1997, p. 1070
  • Die Reform des Gesellschaftsrechts in Frankreich (Reform of Company Law in France), Blick durch die Wirtschaft vom March 27, 1997
  • Die Landpacht in Frankreich (Leasing Land in France), AgrarR 1997, p. 114
  • Employees’ Rights in the Transfers of Undertakings in the European Union: The Süzen Case, EBLR 1997, 170
  • Aufenthaltserlaubnis-EG für Antragsteller aus Indien und Pakistan? (EU Residency Permits for Applicants from India and Pakistan?), ZAR 1998, p. 80
  • L’accès des ressortissants français à la profession d’avocat en Allemagne (Access to the Legal Profession in Germany for French Citizens), Gazette du Palais of March 20, 1998, p. 6

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Frankfurter Anwaltsverein e.V. (Association of Frankfurt Attorneys)

Education and Career

Christian has been a German Attorney at Law since 1998 and Partner at SCHIEDERMAIR in Frankfurt since 2003. He is a Member of SCHIEDERMAIR’s Litigation and Arbitration Practice with a focus on leasing, banking, and insurance matters.

Christian worked at OPPENHOFF & RÄDLER (today LINKLATERS LLP) from 1998 to 2001; in 2000 he had been seconded to the Paris office of the Swedish firm of LAGERLÖFF & LEMAN.

Christian completed a formal training program as an Industrial Manager at Siemens AG in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich. Subsequently, he studied law in Frankfurt and Paris. He completed his post-graduate legal training period (Referendariat) primarily in Frankfurt, but also in Paris and London.

Professional Recognition

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2014 cites Christian as a “Recommended Lawyer” for Arbitration.

Languages

German
English
French