Carsten Schneider is Managing Partner of Osborne Clarke in Germany and a member of the International Board of Osborne Clarke, working to evolve the business, champion talent and offer increasing value to clients.

With over 20 years of legal experience, Carsten has been responsible for the management of Osborne Clarke in Germany for nearly a decade. As such is the first point of contact for clients, employees and partners, developing the firm's local and international market positioning and operational strategy.

Carsten has been a Partner at Osborne Clarke since 2004. Specialising in corporate law, his expertise extends to M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions, and on the restructuring of corporate groups – particularly for the financial services, life sciences and energy and utilities sectors.

Carsten studied at the Universities of Bonn, Lausanne and Heidelberg and obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) in Comparative Law from the University of Miami School of Law in 1995.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I enjoy applying my logical, flexible, open and honest approach to my management style, nurturing Osborne Clarke’s talent and expanding our skillsets to shape an empowered workforce of the future. One that can best serve clients and predict tomorrow’s market changes. I want our team members to have the freedom to flourish in their roles, the mastery to produce only the highest quality of work, but also the grace to remain approachable and down-to-earth. We should always take our work seriously, but not always ourselves.

Osborne Clarke awarded TOP Law Firm 2020

German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche recognised Osborne Clarke as TOP Law Firm 2020 in the areas of “Employment Law”, “Corporate Law”, “Antitrust Law” and “M&A”. 

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