Christian Keidel and Dr. Paul Fischer join Lentze Stopper
We are delighted to welcome Christian Keidel and Dr. Paul Fischer to our team with immediate effect!
Christian Keidel will join Lentze Stopper as a further Partner besides Gregor Lentze, Dr. Martin Stopper and Dr. Felix Holzhäuser. He worked for the past 10 years for the sports law firm Martens Rechtsanwälte and enjoys excellent reputation as sports lawyer. He attended more than 40 proceedings at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). At public court Christian Keidel represented the International Skating Union (ISU) during the famous “Pechstein” case. Besides, Christian Keidel is an experienced adviser of different international sports associations, such as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) and acts as a sports judge, e.g. for the Union International de Penthalon Moderne (UIPM). Further, Christian Keidel has advised in many international football player transfers.
Together with Christian Keidel, Dr. Paul Fischer will join our team as an Associate Counsel. He is also joining us from Martens Rechtsanwälte and has worked together with Christian Keidel since 2016. He conducted an internship at our firm, the FC Bayern Munich AG and the DFB. In 2017 Paul has successfully completed his doctoral thesis about the autonomy of sports associations.
Hereby we enlarge our team to ten attorneys. Through this recruitment we strengthen our position to occupy the interface between operational advice and litigation legal services.