Christian Mattlage, LL.M.Attorney

Expertise and Practice

Christian Mattlage is partner of our law firm and based in our Hamburg office. He advises clients in the fields of M&A and corporate law.

Christian is a specialist in M&A transactions both sell- and buy-side. He has been involved in transactions in more than 15 different jurisdictions. Leading negotiations in English is one of his key skills.  

Having lead multiple structured processes, Christian is well accustomed to the various aspects thereof and has a specific focus on finding the best solutions for clients. 


Christian studied law at the University of Hamburg. After passing the first state law examination he went to South Africa and obtained a master’s degree from the University of Cape Town.

Following his articles, Christian started his professional career working for WBS (now Watson Farley Williams), a boutique law firm specialized in M&A/corporate law. Having worked for several years in the field of M&A/corporate law, Christian then joined Germanischer Lloyd (GL), where he became a member of the dedicated M&A department. Christian helped execute GL’s strategic growth ambition through a number of international deals, primarily in Asia and North America. He also facilitated the divestment of several strategically non-core assets.      

Christian joined ROSE & PARTNER in 2019.