Hans Christian Kirchner

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Partner

Class & Mass Action Defense
Corporate and Financial Litigation

Hans Christian Kirchner

Hans Christian Kirchner has many years' experience as a litigation lawyer before state courts and arbitration tribunals. He advises and represents financial institutions comprehensively on banking law. His clients include leading private and public banks in Germany as well as foreign financial institutions. He has obtained a number of landmark judgments from the highest courts for his clients on banking and securities law questions.


  • Listed as one of the top arbitration, mediation and litigation lawyers, Best Lawyers Germany (2014-2021)
  • Frequently recommended lawyer for banking and bank regulatory law, as well as dispute resolution, JUVE (2023/2024)


  • Banking traineeship
  • Legal studies at the University of Bonn
  • Experience abroad: Representative of German Industry and Trade in Washington D.C. (USA), German Embassy in New Delhi (India)
  • At Noerr since 1996
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers


  • Executive Board of the Banking and Capital Markets Working Group of the German Lawyers’ Association (DAV)
  • German Banking Law Association – Academic Society for Banking Law (BrV)
  • German Arbitration Institute Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. (DIS)


  • Lecturer at seminars on banking law issues