Dr Christian Eckart, LL.M. (Cornell)


Born 1978 in Herdecke, Germany. Legal studies in Trier, Nice (France) and at Humboldt University, Berlin. 2005 first State examination, 2012 second State examination. From 2005‐2006 graduate legal studies (LL.M.) at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. 2006‐2009 fellow at the DFG Research Training Group “Multilevel Constitutionalism: European Experiences and Global Perspectives” at Humboldt University, Berlin. 2010 doctorate degree with Professor Dr Dr hc Tomuschat, Berlin.

Joined the firm in 2012.


Public commercial law, aviation law, passenger transport law (new mobility concepts), planning law, international and European law, constitutional law.

Providing legal advice and acting as counsel for companies in the transport sector (exhaust gas and petrol‑​consumption regulation, innovative mobility concepts, etc.), providers in the sharing economy (in particular passenger transport and dwelling space), and Union, Federal and Länder authorities, in aviation authorisation proceedings and lawsuits (inter alia airport planning procedures and flight route planning at German air freight airports, EASA approvals), and leading facilities in the health sector.


Publications on European law, aviation and international law, including the English monograph “Promises of States under International Law”, 2012.



German, English, French

Dr Christian Eckart, LL.M. (Cornell)

Dr Christian Eckart, LL.M. (Cornell)

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