Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Frankfurt a.M.

T +49 69 27229 24675

Industries Mobility & Logistics , Automotive , Sea , Air , Logistics

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
  • Chambers Global 2024: Ranking in "Banking & Finance" (Band 5), (first ranking in 2018, "Christoph Schauenburg is characterised by a high level of resilience, quick reaction time, extensive expertise and a very sympathetic manner. We value him very much, especially because he concentrates on the essentials.")
  • Chambers Europe 2024: Ranking in "Banking & Finance" (Band 5), (first ranking in 2017, "Christoph Schauenburg is one of the leading lawyers in Germany regarding LBO financing transactions.", "Christoph Schauenburg is really pragmatic, able to think outside the box, and is very hands-on and reactive.")
  • JUVE Guide 2017/2018: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Banking and Finance - Loans and Acquisition Financing" (first listed in 2016/2017, "works very precisely and extremely cost-consciously, excellent know-how and market overview", client)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2021: Listed in "Banking and Finance Law - Credit Law" (first listed in 2010, "trustworthy and commercially minded advisor in matters of German banking and finance law. He supports 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.")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2017: Listed in "Restructuring" (first listed in 2016)
  • Legal 500 EMEA Green Guide 2024: Mention for Germany
  • 2022/2023: Recommended in "Banking Law"
  • Thomson Reuters 2024: Award as Stand-out Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers 2024: Recommended in "Banking and Finance Law" (first recommended in 2022) and "Restructuring and Insolvency Law"