Christof Gaudig

Corporate LawMergers & AcquisitionsCorporate Insurance

Christof Gaudig


Christof Gaudig advises investors, multinational enterprises and German medium-sized companies on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and complex projects, including litigation in these areas. He also advises insurers and reinsurers in litigious proceedings and on regulatory matters. 

Legal 500 and JUVE cite him as a “recommended lawyer” in the areas of Corporate and M&A. WirtschaftsWoche Guide cites him on the list of the 600 leading figures for M&A and corporate finance in Germany.


Christof was before going to Oppenhoff at Mayer Brown, where he led inter alia the German corporate practice as well as the firm’s Cologne office. He was also a member of Mayer Brown's global Partnership Board. From 1994 to 1997 he was an associate at Freshfields in Frankfurt. Christof studied law at the Universities of Cologne and Freiburg and, prior to becoming a lawyer in Germany, worked at an international law firm in London and an investment bank in Lisbon.

He is frequently lecturing in Germany and abroad on M&A and contract negotiation.

Christof Gaudig


German, English

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 221 2091 498
M +49 171 8632 555