Dr. Christian Keller studied law at the Ruhr University in Bochum and completed his doctorate at the University of Bonn. He completed his legal clerkship at the German regional court in Düsseldorf and was officially admitted to the Bar in 1997. Due to his work in offices in Australia and Mexico, Dr Keller can also communicate in English, French or Spanish. Since 1994, he has been active as the authorized translator for the OLG district of Düsseldorf. His areas of special expertise are in contract law, trade and business law as well as labor law. Since 2010 he has been admitted as officially specialized in corporate and business law. In 2010 the chamber of solicitors of Düsseldorf granted him the title Fachanwalt für Handelsrecht und Gesellschaftsrecht (specialist in comercial and corporate law), in 2011 Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht (specialist in labour law).
In 2012 he has passed the final exams at the federal board of notaries in inheritance law, property law, family law and corporate law and is since the waiting to be nominated.
Attorney Dr. Christian Keller was born in 1968 in Mülheim on the Ruhr. His law school studies at the Ruhr-University, Bochum (1987-1993) were followed by an overseas internship in Melbourne/Australia, before he provided his services as a junior lawyer at the German Regional Court in Düsseldorf (1994-1996).
During this time, he was assigned as a junior lawyer to, among other things, the senate for competition and anti-trust matters of the Higher Regional Court, Düsseldorf. A four-month job at a law office in Mexico City followed his time as junior lawyer. His graduation thereafter led to employment as assistant lecturer for Business Law at the University GH Essen for before he became certified as an attorney on 08.10.1997. In the same year, Dr. Keller joined the law office of his father. In the year 2003, he was conferred with the “LL.D.”, Doctor of Laws degree by the Rhine Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn.
Dr. Keller completed various language courses in France (Institut Touraine de Tours) and Spain (Malaga University) during his time as a junior lawyer, as well as legal summer courses overseas (Institut de droit Européen de Grenoble) (Akademie für Internationales Recht in Den Haag). Because of this he communicates, as needed, in English, French, or Spanish. In 1994, Dr. Keller passed the test for official state recognition as a translator for Chamber of Commerce and Industry Düsseldorf/Paris. In addition, he is an accredited translator for the Higher Regional Court, Düsseldorf Region since 10.10.1994.
In 2007, he completed a subject course in Business and Corporate Law. Dr. Keller’s specialties lie in contract, business, corporate, labour, and tenancy law.
The application and creative possibilities in the arrangement of the facts of a case for the benefit of the client are what excite him about being an attorney. At the same time, he sees his readiness for action as his greatest strength.
Affilitations: DFJ (Deutsch-Französische Juristenvereinigung), AAA (Association des Avocats de l’Automobile), Paris, DAJV (Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristenvereinigung).