Christoph Hamm

Partner / Director

Phone: +49 89 290 97 0


Christoph Hamm is a Partner in the Real Estate & Construction Law Practice Group in our Munich office. He’s also the Managing Director of our law firm. 

In his work, he primarily focuses on legal issues surrounding real estate transactions (specifically, the creation of data rooms, implementation of due diligence and contract drafting/negotiations) as well as real estate commercial law (specifically, land contracts, law of agency and tenancy law) and commercial landlord-tenant law. Plus, Mr. Hamm is a seasoned litigation expert. 

Large and mid-sized real estate companies in particular stand to win from Mr. Hamm`s professional and comprehensive legal consultancy. His clients include insurance companies, bank subsidiaries and affiliates as well as family offices, all of whom he regularly advises on the legal aspects of major real estate projects and portfolio Management. 

Christoph Hamm furthermore lectures at the University of Münster. He also serves on the supervisory board of renowned German life insurance company Lebensversicherung von 1871 a.G. München.

Curriculum vitae



Business administration studies at Georgia Southern College, USA


Law studies at the Universities of Augsburg and Munich, Germany


Successful completion of assessor exam


Starting in 1993

Junior Lawyer

Starting in 1996

Attorney at the law firm of Heussen Braun von Kessel in Munich

1997- 2000

Attorney at the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer in Munich


Attorney at the law firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers Veltins Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in Munich, Partner since 2002

2003 to present

Partner at the law firm of Heussen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Statement of experience

  • Real estate transactions
  • Land purchase rights
  • Law of agency
  • Tenancy law
  • Litigation


  • Hamm, Christoph: Maklerrecht, 8th, revised edition. 2023 XXV, 329 p., Verlag C.H.BECK.
  • Beck'sches Rechtsanwalts-Handbuch, ed. Christoph Hamm, 12th, completely revised and expanded edition. 2022 XXVII, 2097 p., Verlag C.H.BECK. 
  • Collaboration on "Beck'sche Online-Formulare Prozess", ed. Dr. Frank Baumann/Norman Doukoff, 38th edition 2019, C.H. Beck Verlag.
  • Continuing publication of articles on law of agency and laws related to the legal profession; for example, contribution of articles on law of agency and rules governing the profession to the chapter on law office management in German lawyers’ handbook ("Hamm/Schwerdtner – Maklerrecht", Beck´sches Rechtsanwaltshandbuch), regular publication of comments on recent court decisions, etc.


HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brienner Straße 9 / Amiraplatz
80333 München
Deutschland (Germany)
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HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brienner Straße 9 / Amiraplatz
80333 München
Deutschland (Germany)
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Foreign languages: German, English

Practice groups:
Real Estate & Construction Law
Dispute Resolution
Renewable Energy Law
Corporate & Asset Succession/Foundations

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