Christian Keidel is a salary partner at Martens Lawyers in Munich, Germany. He joined Martens Lawyers as part of the initial spin-off team from Beiten Burkhardt, an international commercial law practice. Christian holds a legal degree from the University of Munich and has also studied at the University of Seville.
Christian is a specialist sports dispute resolution lawyer having advised inter alia the International Skating Union, Fenerbahçe Istanbul, the Helenic Football Federation, Franz Beckenbauer as counsel before dispute resolution bodies of international federations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne and state courts. Christian further has particular expertise in contracts, intellectual property and rights management related to sports. He teaches sports law at the TUM University of Munich.
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