Dr. Christian Crones
Mergers & Acquisitions
Ulmenstrasse 37-39
Frankfurt am Main 60325
+ 49 69 27 10 78 207
Main Practice Area

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • 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

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.


  • Continuously recommended for corporate/M&A by JUVE Handbook since its 2008/2009 edition.
  • Recognized by Legal 500 Deutschland 2015-2019 in the area of compliance. He is further recognized in the 2015 and 2017 editions in the area of corporate/M&A.
  • Recommended by Best Lawyers in the field of corporate law as a top business lawyer in Germany (Best Lawyers in cooperation with Handelsblatt 2011-2019).
  • WirtschaftsWoche recommends Dr. Christian Crones as a "Top Lawyer 2019" for M&A.
  • Recognized for his work in the field of compliance law in Germany by kanzleimonitor.de 2013/2014.
  • Recognized by International Law Office Client Choice Awards 2010 for the quality of his service and for providing excellent client care.


  • Berlin


  • German
  • English
  • French
Practice Areas
  • Aviation
  • Big Data
  • Cross-Border Investigations and Compliance
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Germany
  • Investigations
  • Technology
  • Private Equity
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