Edye, Christian E.

Christian E. Edye

Retired Partner

Dr. Christian Edye retired from the partnership on December 31, 2018. He was a corporate partner in the Hamburg office, with a wide-ranging practice focusing on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Private equity and venture capital transactions

Furthermore, he concentrated on corporate transactions in the cleantech industry, including in the renewable energy sector, as well as the pharmaceutical industry.

He has also been the lead counsel in many corporate restructurings and transactions involving foreign investments. Mr. Edye has regularly acted for many large and medium-sized German and foreign clients both in domestic and cross-border matters.

JUVE and The Legal 500 EMEA have been listing Mr. Edye as a “recommended” lawyer for Private Equity Transactions for numerous years. He is also frequently listed in the Handelsblatt “Best Lawyers List” for Mergers and Acquisitions.


  • Dr. jur., University of Hamburg, 1992
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, 1989
  • MCJ, New York University, 1987
  • First German State Exam, University of Hamburg, 1985