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Christine Freifrau von Hauch

Dr. Christine Freifrau von Hauch

Dr. Christine Freifrau von Hauch is a partner in GrantThornton‘s Cologne office, where she is heading the commercial & distribution area.
Dr. von Hauch advises in commercial law, contract law and distribution law. Her areas of focus are especially franchise law, commercial agents´ law and the law on authorized dealers/distributors as well as the law on General Terms and Conditions.
In her areas of practice she also represents clients in court.

Fields of expertise

  • Advising especially medium-sized companies from Germany as well as abroad
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating agreements, in particular supply and procurement agreements along the entire supply chain, as well as distribution agreements, (master) franchise agreements, commercial agency agreements, furthermore framework agreements/T&Cs, in German and English
  • M&A transactions: due diligence in the sectors above


  • Associate Expert Deutscher Franchiseverband e.V. (German Franchise Association e.V.)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Vertriebsrecht e.V. (German Society for Distribution Law)
  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Köln (Bar Association Cologne)
  • Rechtsanwältin
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