Christian Steck

Attorney at Law (DE)

Tel.: +423 376 65 33

Christian Steck is an Attorney at Law educated in Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. He completed a postgraduate LL.M. degree at the University of Liechtenstein in 2018 and is currently writing his doctoral dissertation on Liechtenstein, German and European company law.

One of the advisory focuses of Mr. Steck lies in Liechtenstein, German, Swiss and European company law as well as in foundation and trust law. In doing so, Mr. Steck devotes himself in particular to advising foundations, trust companies, asset managers and banks as well as answering questions that arise from cross-border issues.

In addition, Christian Steck advises clients on questions of national and international tax law and develops solutions for private individuals and companies in order to adapt to the constantly changing regulatory framework.

The right of inheritance and succession planning as well as drafting contracts are also part of Christian Steck’s field of operation. He supports testators and executors as well as entrepreneurs and private individuals with the legal structuring of their wishes and plans and with regard to questions of asset protection. 

Selected customer references and projects


German, English, French

Career history

  • Second Jurisprudential State Exam (2019)
  • Law clerk in the court district of the higher regional court of Stuttgart, Germany (2017 – 2019)
  • Academic employee at Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart office, in the division “Company law / M&A” (2017 – 2018)
  • Intern at Linklaters LLP, Munich office, in the division “Tax” (2015)
  • Intern at Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt office, in the divisions “Litigation” and “Banking & Finance” (2014)


  • PhD candidate at the University of Heidelberg in the field of corporate law (since 2017)
  • Postgraduate Master of Laws (LL.M,) in “Company-, Foundation and Trust Law” at the University of Liechtenstein (2016 – 2018) 
  • Participation in modules of further postgraduate Mastersˋ degrees in “Tax” and “Banking and Securities Law at the University of Liechtenstein (2016 – 2018)
  • First Jurisprudential State Exam (2017)
  • Studies of Law at the University of Heidelberg with a focus on Economic and European Law including two semesters abroad at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland (2011 – 2017) 
  • Scholarship holder of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (2012 – 2016)
  • Multiple participations in National Model United Nations New York including a study programme in International Law (2012 – 2014)


  • HSG Alumni – Alumni Club of the University of St. Gallen
  • HSG Alumni Club Liechtenstein
  • HSG Alumni Whisky Club 
  • Alumni of the University of Liechtenstein

Lectures (selection)

  • Lecture on the acquired solution approach of the authored paper submitted in the I&F Family and Wealth Preservation Award – Award Ceremony in Vaduz, 2018 
  • The investigation of the European Commission against Google due to potential violations of antitrust law – Lecture as part of a legal seminar at the University of Heidelberg, 2016
  • The lawsuit of H.S.H Prince Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein against the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Czechoslovakia due to expropriatons after World War II, 2014

Publications (selected)

  • The new EU regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Ia regulation) – A summary of the amendment to the regulation, Blog of the Heidelberg Student Law Review 2015
  • Revenge with fatal consequences – A case regarding attempt, rescission and incitement during successfully qualified offenses, Heidelberg Student Law Review 2/2013

Practice areas

Private clients

  • Family law configurations 
  • Asset protection 
  • Estate planning 
  • Division of inheritances 
  • Executions of a testament 
  • Administrations of inheritances

Corporate and finance market law

  • German, Liechtensteinian, European and Swiss company and foundation law 
  • Liechtensteinian and international trust law 
  • Public benefit and private benefit forms of society
  • National and international tax law 
  • Financial markets law and regulatory requirements for Blockchain service providers 
  • Contractual arrangements and settlements