Christine Kaniak-Hockel, LL.M. (Waikato)

Local Partner Munich


PwC Legal

Bernhard-Wicki-Straße 8

80636 München


Mobile  +49 160 90 488 908

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  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) since 2008


  • National and international companies and groups
  • Private Equity and other investors


  • German
  • English
I offer

About me

Christine advises her clients on financing transactions as well as on corporate matters. Her goal-oriented and pragmatic approach – paired with a deep understanding for legal and economic implications – offers clients comprehensive and tailored advice. Her expertise is regularly acknowledged, both nationally and internationally, for example through the rankings of leading German business daily Handelsblatt and IFLR1000.

  • Since 2023: PwC Legal, Munich
  • Until 2023: Partner in a West-Coast law firm, based in Munich
  • Until 2018: Associate and Partner in a US-Amercian law firm, based in Munich and London
  • Until 2009: Postgraduate program Master of Laws (LL.M.) at University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Until 2008: Legal traineeship at Higher Regional Court (OLG) Zweibrücken, i. a. in Karlsruhe, Munich and London
  • Until 2006: Studies in Heidelberg, Passau and Mannheim
  • IFLR1000
  • Handelsblatt