Dr. Christian Crones


Dr. Christian Crones


  • Partner-in-Charge, Frankfurt Office

Dr. Christian Crones advises clients on a wide range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border commercial agreements and alliances as well as venture and private equity financings. He also assists clients with complex compliance issues, in particular in a US/EU cross-border context, and with corporate law or bankruptcy-related and litigation matters. His practice involves clients in a variety of industries, with an increased focus on regulated and heavily technology-driven industries.

Dr. Crones is the partner-in-charge of the firm's Frankfurt office and a member of the firm's Management Committee. He joined the firm in 2002.


  • Dr. Christian Crones is recommended by JUVE Handbook for the area of M&A since the 2008/2009 issue. He is also recommended in since the 2018/2019 issue for the area of corporate law.
  • Legal 500 Deutschland 2015-2021 recommends Dr. Christian Crones for compliance. He is also recommended in the 2015 and 2017 editions in the area of corporate/M&A.
  • Dr. Christian Crones is recommended by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers® List continuously since 2011 for the area corporate law.
  • WirtschaftsWoche lists Dr. Christian Crones as "Top Attorney 2019 for M&A".
  • In the study 2013/2014, Dr. Christian Crones is recommended for the area of compliance.
  • Dr. Crones was awarded the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award 2010 in the "General Corporate" category.

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  • Education

    • Humboldt University, Berlin

      Guest Lecturer
    • Admitted to the bar, Berlin, 1998

    • Second State Exam, Baden-Württemberg, 1998

    • Dr. jur., University of Freiburg, 1996

    • University of Freiburg

      Assistant Lecturer, 1994-1996
    • First State Exam, University of Freiburg, 1994

    • University of Saarbrücken

      University of Nancy
    • University of Mainz

  • Admissions

    • Berlin

  • Languages

    • German

    • English

    • French