DR. CHRISTIAN ZULEGER is co-head of Sidley's European Corporate and Private Equity Group. He focuses on complex international M&A and private equity transactions. Over the last two decades, he has lead numerous high-profile deals.
As in previous editions (2020 and 2021), Christian is currently ranked “Best Lawyer” by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2022 for Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Corporate Law. He has also been recognized as a leading private equity lawyer in Germany by Chambers Europe. In the 2021/2022 edition of the JUVE Handbook, Christian is recognized as “Often Recommended” in M&A and Private Equity. Sources from the 2019/2020 edition described him as “extremely prudent” and “one of the strongest Mid-Cap lawyers in Munich.”
Prior to joining Sidley in 2017, Christian was a partner in the corporate practice of another international law firm.
He is fluent in German and English.