Christian M. Theissen is a partner in White & Case’s International Arbitration Practice Group
Based in Frankfurt, Christian assists clients both with international arbitration and litigation proceedings. He specialises in disputes relating to supply contracts, liability issues, sports law, and post-M&A matters. Christian’s practice is tech-focused and Legal 500 praises his “remarkable expertise in technology-focused industries”.
Christian regularly acts as counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations conducted under various arbitration rules (e.g. ICC, DIS, UNCITRAL) and represents clients in German state court proceedings, particularly in the second instance.
Christian is a member and co-founder of White & Case’s global “driverless cars” group. Since 2012, Christian has been focusing on the legal aspects of “autonomous driving”. He regularly speaks at conferences and client seminars about arbitration topics and supply-chain related issues, e.g. recourse in the supply chain or product/contractual liability in relation to “autonomous driving”.