Christian Hansen

German-qualified attorney | Partner

Christian Hansen is founding partner of the law firm. He is responsible for the practice areas of national and international corporate and asset structuring as well as real estate / M&A transactions. In addition to multi-family offices and single family offices / wealthy individuals, he also advises and supports transactions for institutional clients. From the experience of his work in several large consulting companies and as an entrepreneur since 1996, his advice is characterized by the view not only on the legal and tax but also the business needs of his clients. Mr Hansen is representing the law firm in the offices in Munich and Zurich.

Practice Groups

  • Company Law
  • M&A
  • Real Estate Law
  • Private Clients


  • German
  • English
  • French

Education and Experience

  • Legal studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich
  • Parallel to his studies, founding and development of several companies in the area of online services, marketing, and trade.
  • Positions abroad in Austria, Switzerland, England, and France, also worked for Roland Berger Business Consultants.
  • 2003 Admitted as attorney and founding of own law office.
  • 2006-2012 Partner in a mid-sized law firm.
  • 2013 Co-founder and Managing Partner of the law firm STEINPICHLER Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
  • Admitted to the Munich bar association


Publications, Presentations, and Articles

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Neues Geldwäschegesetz in Kraft (10.08.2017)

Meldung ans Transparenzregister: Die Checkliste für Unternehmer


Employment Law (06.27.2017)

Illness, accident, appointments: When does my boss have to let me go home?

Insolvency proceeding has begun (06.21.2017)

Lawyer explains Becker verdict: Bankruptcy filing may just be the beginning

Bad consulting (23.05.2017)

Pharmacy chief Erwin Müller wins his case against his bank – lessons savers can learn

Who pays when something happens? (05.02.2017)

What your insurer has to say when you drive a car with one arm in a cast

Having a will is crucial (11.23.2015)

You get along well with your relatives? When it comes to inheriting there can still be trouble!

Bank excuses for processing fees (12.14.2014)

Warning to borrowers: Don’t let your repayment claims come under the statue of limitations!

Tips for employment law (12.05.2014)

Extended probation only allowed in exceptional cases

Investor protection law counterproductive (11.20.2014)

Dear politicians, this is how you are killing crowd investing

The revolution in inheritance law in cross-border inheritance cases (09.10.2014)

Potential for active structuring and traps for existing regulations

Regulations for your property abroad (08.25.2014)

New EU madness: Is my will now suddenly worthless?

Warning! Contract trap (08.06.2014)

When changing jobs, half of your company pension is at risk

Protection against exploitation (06.23.2014)

Vacation and pay – that’s what interns are entitled to

Processing fees in consumer loans (05.13.2014)

BGH verdict on loan fees: Do I get money back now?

Arrival flight too late, departure flight too early (04.28.2014)

These are your rights when your flight times change

Indictment for tax evasion (03.07.2014)

The five crucial points in the Hoeneß trial

Trial for tax evasion (01.15.2014)

The seven point tactic: How Hoeneß’ star attorney can save him from prison

Tactics in a tax trial (12.21.2013)

Hoeneß attorneys bet on the offside trap

Stingy health insurers (09.11.2013)

This is how patients fight back when the insurer doesn’t pay