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Christian Schumacher

Associate | Windhoek

Christian-Schumacher

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Overview

Christian is an associate in our Namibian office Corporate Commercial Department.

His areas of practice focus on aspects of corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, competition (antitrust) law, intellectual property law, law of contract, environmental law, oil and gas, mining (mineral) and natural resource law. He assists with the drafting and reviewing of contracts, conducting legal due diligences, preparing regulatory frameworks as well as drafting legal opinions relating to the above fields of law.

Professional Memberships

  • Admitted Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia.
  • Member of the Law Society of Namibia.

Experience

* Experience prior to joining Bowmans

  • Advised major international oil and gas companies on operations within the Namibian jurisdiction.
  • Advised and acted for major European investors involved in international port operations.
  • Advised major international mining companies on mining operations within the Namibian jurisdiction.
  • Acted as the acquirer’s Namibian counsel in relation to a USD 155 million acquisition in the Namibian mining industry (a gold mine).
  • Involved in the incorporation (in Namibia) of major international companies active in the oil and gas, marine, mining, and renewable energy sectors.
  • Advised and acted for major international oil and gas, marine and renewable energy sector service providers.
  • Involved in various M&A instructions valued at over USD 1.25 million.
  • Preparation of various due diligence reports involving the transfer of businesses valued at over USD 75 million.
  • Acted for major local and international companies with respect to Trademark, Copyright and Patent registrations and renewals.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • LLB, University of Namibia, Namibia.
  • MBA (Candidate), London School of Business, United Kingdom.

INSIGHTS

Overview

Christian is an associate in our Namibian office Corporate Commercial Department.

His areas of practice focus on aspects of corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, competition (antitrust) law, intellectual property law, law of contract, environmental law, oil and gas, mining (mineral) and natural resource law. He assists with the drafting and reviewing of contracts, conducting legal due diligences, preparing regulatory frameworks as well as drafting legal opinions relating to the above fields of law.

Professional Memberships

  • Admitted Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia.
  • Member of the Law Society of Namibia.

Experience

* Experience prior to joining Bowmans

  • Advised major international oil and gas companies on operations within the Namibian jurisdiction.
  • Advised and acted for major European investors involved in international port operations.
  • Advised major international mining companies on mining operations within the Namibian jurisdiction.
  • Acted as the acquirer’s Namibian counsel in relation to a USD 155 million acquisition in the Namibian mining industry (a gold mine).
  • Involved in the incorporation (in Namibia) of major international companies active in the oil and gas, marine, mining, and renewable energy sectors.
  • Advised and acted for major international oil and gas, marine and renewable energy sector service providers.
  • Involved in various M&A instructions valued at over USD 1.25 million.
  • Preparation of various due diligence reports involving the transfer of businesses valued at over USD 75 million.
  • Acted for major local and international companies with respect to Trademark, Copyright and Patent registrations and renewals.

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