Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Frankfurt a.M.

T +49 69 27229 24675

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Areas of Practice

Christoph Schauenburg’s practice focuses on advising lenders, borrowers and private equity investors on all aspects of banking and finance transactions. This includes the structuring, negotiation and documentation of syndicated loans, acquisition, project and real estate financings, as well as securitizations and other receivables’ financings. Furthermore, he advises on all aspects of corporate bonds as well as non-performing loans and financial restructurings.


Christoph Schauenburg studied law at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany, and earned an LL.M-degree from King’s College, London, England. After having completed his legal clerkship in Berlin, he was admitted to the bar in 2003. From 2003 to 2012, he worked with international law firms in Frankfurt am Main and London. He joined Luther in 2012, as a Partner in the Service Line Banking, Finance & Capital Markets. Besides German, he speaks English and French.

Christoph Schauenburg regularly lectures and publishes on banking & finance topics.

Honors and Distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2021): Named in Credit Law ('trustworthy and commercially minded advisor in matters of German banking and finance law. He assists us in structuring, negotiating and documenting syndicated loans, acquisition and project financing as well as factoring transactions. He also advises in connection with non-performing loans and restructurings.' , 'high expertise also in the area of DCM.')
  • Chambers Europe (2020): Ranking in "Banking & Finance (Band 4), "excellent knowledge, high commercial awareness, effectiveness and client service"
  • Chambers Global (2020): Ranking in "Banking & Finance"
  • The Legal 500 (2019/2020): Mention in the category "Banking & Finance"
  • The Legal 500 (2018): Recommendation in the category "Banking & Finance"
  • Chambers Global (2018): Ranking in the category „Banking & Finance"
  • Chambers Europe (since 2017): Listed in "Banking & Finance"
  • JUVE Guide (2016/2017): Listed in "Banking and finance"
  • The Legal 500 (2016): Germany: Listed under Lending and borrowing: Christoph Schauenburg is "target-oriented and has full control of the deal at any time".
  • The Legal 500 (2015): Germany: listed in "Banking and finance" (Bank lending): … Christoph Schauenburg… "really has in-depth knowledge"; clients additionally commend him for being "always available in accordance with our needs".
  • The Legal 500 (2011-2012): Germany: Listed in Banking and Finance (Credit Law): "... Christoph Schauenburg  impress by their "reliable and approachable" manner."
  • The Legal 500 (2010-2011): Germany: Listed in Banking and Finance (Credit Law): "... Christoph Schauenburg deliver work of "extremely high quality" and impress by their committment.
  • Restructuring LBOs Gone Wrong in Tough Market Conditions, C5 5th Annual German Distressed Debt & Restructurings Conference