Dr Fabian Christoph has gained experience in a wide range of corporate transactions, advising German corporations and non-German investors in connection with (cross-border) acquisitions, take-over bids, joint ventures, mergers and reorganisations.

He also has experience with corporate house-keeping and commercial contracts especially related to the chemistry sector as well as to the energy and energy infrastructure sectors.

Further, he has dealt with corporate insolvency questions and financial restructurings as well as with capital markets law related questions and litigation.

Before his legal studies he worked as a qualified bank clerk. Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in 2015, Fabian worked at the University of Göttingen and for more than eight years at Allen & Overy LLP.

In its 2016 edition, German JUVE azur sees Fabian as an “experienced corporate specialist“.  And according to the 2016/2017 edition of kanzleimonitor.de Fabian is a recommended corporate lawyer.

Fabian has published a number of legal academic publications, the latest being Die Probleme hinsichtlich der Berechnung des Wertverlustes nach einem Einziehungs– und Verwertungsverbot in der insolvenzrechtlichen Praxis – ‘Recht haben‘ oder ‘Recht bekommen‘? (in NZI 2016, p. 809 et seq., together with N. Doghonadze) and Die Eingliederung eines deutschen Börsenbetreibers in einen ausländischen Konzern (in BKR 2016, p. 499 et seq.).


Osborne Clarke has advised European tech investor Tenzing on the acquisition of INCREASE YOUR SKILLS GmbH (IYS), a fast-growing cybersecurity training company, by its portfolio company MetaCompliance, read more.


Osborne Clarke advises Scout24 on acquisition of Sprengnetter Group, read more.


Osborne Clarke advises akquinet on the acquisition of Enghofer Koch Consulting, read more.

A & O Fischer

Osborne Clarke advises A & O Fischer on the acquisition of letterei.de Postdienste, read more

Allcargo Logistics

Osborne Clarke advises Allcargo Logistics on the acquisition of shares in Fair Trade GmbH, read more

VAMED Rehazentren Deutschland GmbH

Osborne Clarke advises VAMED Rehazentren Deutschland GmbH on acquisition of rehabilitation centre in Karlsruhe

Founders of ecotrek

Osborne Clarke advises founders of ecotrek on sale to EcoVadis.

akquinet enterprise solutions GmbH

Osborne Clarke advises shareholders of akquinet enterprise solutions GmbH on the sale to Vertica Capital Partners, read more

akquinet AG

Osborne Clarke advises AKQUINET AG on sale of shares and business interests to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), read more

VAMED Gesundheit

Osborne Clarke advises VAMED Gesundheit on acquisition of Chiemgau Health Centre

Chemical Companies

Chemical Companies Unite to Accelerate Sustainability for the Textile and Leather Industries, read more


Osborne Clarke named "Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020", read more


Osborne Clarke advises Fyffes on expansion in Germany, read more

Greenyard Fresh Germany GmbH

Osborne Clarke advised Greenyard Fresh Germany GmbH on the sale of its fruit wholesale distribution centre to Frischebrüder GmbH, read more

Aura Health

Osborne Clarke advises Aura Health on acquisition of Pharmadrug, read more.


Osborne Clarke advises Cinesite on partnership with TRIXTER, read more


Osborne Clarke advises A-Gas on acquisition of Arthur Friedrichs Kaeltemittel, read more

Friends & Brgrs

Advised Friends & Brgrs on its expansion into Germany, read more


Advised Babcock on Joint Venture with Bernhard Schulte, read more

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