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Christopher Serke

Senior Associate

Christopher Serke advises and represents clients on national and international complex litigation and arbitration matters, with a focus on disputes in the fields of corporate and commercial law and D&O liability.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwalt admitted with the Rechtsanwaltskammer Munich
  • German
  • English
  • Kammergericht Berlin, Second State Examination, 2018
  • Freie Universität Berlin, First State Examination, 2016


  • Note to BGH judgement: Challenge to gift of dividend distribution and excess profit participation, GWR 2021, 455
  • Note to BGH judgement: On the Necessity of a Special Resolution in the Existence of Non-voting Preference Shares, GWR 2021, 244
  • Note on judgement of OLG Rostock: No merger report for GmbH & Co. KG required if all limited partners are managing directors of the general partner GmbH, GWR 2021, 182

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper in 2022, Christopher worked for a German law firm located in Duesseldorf (2019-2021) and for an International law firm located in Duesseldorf (2018-2019).