Johann Christoph Schaper, LL.M. (London)


Christoph Schaper advises German and international clients on all aspects of conflict resolution, in particular in corporate disputes such as shareholder disputes, directors' and officers' liability proceedings and post-M&A proceedings, as well as in commercial disputes. He has considerable experience in defending investor lawsuits and in the handling and defending liability actions and claw-back claims under insolvency law.  

He has extensive expertise and experience in strategic organization and litigation in mass proceedings involving a large number of individual proceedings.    

In addition, Christoph advises companies on all questions of national and international commercial law, landlord and tenant law, corporate law, companies in crisis, employment law and business succession planning. 

Christoph has completed the specialist lawyer course in commercial and corporate law. Before founding Skaling Partners mbB, he worked in the Litigation Department of Latham & Watkins LLP for more than nine years.  



  • Areas of law
    • Litigation
    • Corporate Law
    • National and international Commercial Law 
    • Insolvency, Reorganisation, Restructuring
    • Liability of executive directors
    • Labour Law
    • Private Clients
  • Professional background

    2020: Founding partner SKALING Partners
    2011: Lawyer Latham & Watkins LLP
    2010: Master of Laws (LL.M.), London
    2008: Lawyer LUTHER Partnerschaft

    2007: Admitted to the Hamburg Bar
    2004: Legal clerkship in Bremen
    1999: Law studies in Dresden