Christian Borris

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Christian Borris

Country: Germany

Borris Hennecke Kneisel



E-mail: [email protected]

Founding partner

Prof. Dr. Christian Borris, LL.M., is a renowned lawyer and a founding partner of Borris Hennecke Kneisel in Cologne, Germany. With a legal career starting in 1987, he has significant experience in arbitration, litigation, and corporate law. Before founding his current firm in 2014, he was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and previously worked at Deringer Tessin Herrmann & Sedemund. Dr. Borris completed his law studies in Germany, followed by an LL.M. from the University of Miami School of Law, and earned his doctorate in law from the University of Cologne. He is qualified to serve as a judge in German state courts. He specializes in areas like corporate law, energy, construction projects, and investment protection, with extensive experience in international and domestic arbitrations. Dr. Borris has served in various roles in arbitration, including chairman, sole arbitrator, and co-arbitrator in over 121 cases across major arbitration institutions.