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Christian Stuerwald, Head of Case Assessment

Christian is one of the most experienced professionals in the industry, and he has underwritten some of the largest and most complex cases ever funded by a commercial litigation funder.

He joined Calunius in 2010 and leads the assessment of incoming enquiries. He has worked almost the entirety of his career as a litigation funder.

Until the end of 2009 Christian was the Head of UK Litigation Funding at Allianz ProzessFinanz GmbH, the Litigation Funding subsidiary of the Allianz Group. Before his time at Allianz he worked for a German listed company which was one of the first litigation funding entities in what is still a relatively young industry.

Christian has 15 years' experience in Litigation Funding (which includes case assessment and monitoring) in various jurisdictions (such as England, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria as well as international arbitrations).

Christian is dual qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales and a lawyer (‘Rechtsanwalt’) in Germany and holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Christchurch in New Zealand.

 

Contact Christian Stuerwald

Direct phone: +44 20 3142 8334

Mobile: +44 7812 421913

Email: christian.stuerwald@calunius.com

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Round Table Discussion on Third Party Funding: Downsizing Expenses and Adding Value

Lisbon, 17 January 2018

Calunius' Mick Smith will be participating in a round table discussion at the AIPN's "International Energy Markets and Dispute Resolution Solutions". The event will bring together professionals from diverse backgrounds and will feature presentations on the Energy Charter Treaty and its impact on energy-related investments in Portugal and the new AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement. Click on the headline to see the full programme.

Competition Law Conference

Stockholm, 8 February 2018

Calunius' Christian Stuerwald will participate in a panel discussion about 'Private Enforcement of Competition Law' at the event, topics to be discussed will include: Implementation of the EU Damages Directive in the region, Jurisdiction and forum shopping, Risks and opportunities for in-house lawyers and Funding options. Click on the headline to access the programme.

SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017 & Launch of Third Party Funding Guidelines

Singapore, November 2017

The SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium, now into its eighth year, provides a distinctive and interactive forum for participants to discuss current issues and developments in the field of commercial arbitration. This year, one of the sessions provided an opportunity to discuss third party funding of disputes with representatives of five leading litigation and arbitration funders operating in Asia. Calunius partner Mark Wells participated in the panel discussion on 'Third-Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia – Current Issues and Implications for Practice'. Click on the headline to access the full programme.

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