Dr. Christoph Torwegge, LL.M. (University of Bristol)

Dr. Christoph Torwegge, LL.M. (University of Bristol)


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  • Arbitration
  • Litigation


  • English
  • German

Practice areas

  • Commercial law
  • Corporate law (M&A)


  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Trade



Dr. Christoph Torwegge, LL.M., has acted in many national (in particular GROFOR and Verein der Getreidehändler) and international (LMAA, FOSFA, GAFTA, NOFOTA, PORAM) arbitral proceedings.

He advises mainly in litigation, arbitration as well as other means of alternative dispute resolution. He is specialised in commodity trades, advising strategic cooperations as well as supply chain management for B2B and B2C transactions. He also regularly advises in export regulations matters.

Christoph is also familiar with global export controls and sanctions compliance. He has dealt with most of the categories of the dual use controls list and has deep legal and technical understanding of classification and exportlicensing requirements and related administrative actions. He has also significant experience in implementation of tailor-made internal compliance programs. Finally, he is an expert in sanctions regimes and dealing with listings and de-listings.

  • Since 2012
    Partner of Osborne Clarke and Location Head Hamburg
  • 2009 - 2012
    Head of Legal and HR at CREMER (www.cremer.de);
  • 2004 - 2009
    Associate with PwC Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft in Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main
  • 2005 - 2008
    Ph.D Studies (Corporate Law) at University of Leipzig (Dr. iur.)
  • 2003 - 2004
    Associate Reiff, Kieserling, Terbille, Hamm / Westphalia
  • 2002 - 2003
    Master Studies at University of Bristol, UK (LL.M. Commercial Law)
  • 2000 - 2002
    Training District Court of Muenster / Westphalia
  • 1995 - 2000
    Legal Studies at University of Bielefeld
  • Logistik-Initiative Hamburg
  • Rechtsstandort Hamburg e.V.
  • British Chamber of Commerce in Germany, Member of Regional Committee