Dr. Christoph Niemeyer

Attorney (Germany) | Partner

Dr. Christoph Niemeyer, Portrait
Office Cologne
Kennedyplatz 2
+49 221 33660 81
cniemeyer [at] goerg.de

Dr. Christoph Niemeyer advises domestic and international clients on M&A transactions, corporate law, banking and insurance regulatory law.

He focuses on joint venture projects, restructurings and post-M&A disputes. He also advises transactions with a connection to Italy.

Dr Christoph Niemeyer has been recommended by LEGAL 500 Germany as a lawyer in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and insurance was named as one of the "Best Lawyers in Germany 2024" for Corporate Law by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers.




Dr. Christoph Niemeyer advises on corporate transactions, joint venture projects, restructurings, post-M&A disputes and corporate and capital markets law issues.

In addition, he advises banks and insurance companies on regulatory issues, such as governance structures, restructurings, M&A, run-off, functional spin-offs and capital investment. One focus of his practice is on transactions with a connection to Italy.


Dr. Christoph Niemeyer is a partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

Before joining GÖRG, he worked as a lawyer for a large business law firm in Cologne and before that for a leading international law firm in Düsseldorf. He studied at the universities of Bonn, Geneva and Rome and received his doctorate in 2008 in Cologne with a thesis on insolvency law.

He was admitted to the bar in 2008.

Memberships and awards

  • German Bar Association
  • Cologne Bar Association
  • German Italian Lawyers Association
  • named as a recommended lawyer by LEGAL 500 Germany
  • Dr. Niemeyer is often recommended in the JUVE Handbook ("very good advisor in M&A transactions", client)
  • named as one of the "Best Lawyers in Germany 2024" by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers.


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