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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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Litigation Funding: Analysis and New Trends of Third Party Funding

Turin, July 2017

Calunius' Christian Stuerwald spoke at this event hosted by Associazione Professionisti d'Affari. The purpose of the conference was to explain the 'phenomenon' of litigation financing from both the legal and funder's perspective through the involvement of the various stakeholders: the arbitral institution, the investor, the funder, the broker, the arbitrator, the lawyer, the expert and the in-house counsel. Please click on the headline to access the full programme.

International Arbitration Club Lunch

London, 20 June 2017

Calunius' Mick Smith was a speaker at the Club Lunch Meeting; he addressed "Defining the indefinable - Industry Perspectives on Third Party Funding (TPF) in International Arbitration". There is lots of noise about third party funding in international arbitration circles, and somewhat less fact and knowledge. Mick demystified TPF and also provided his own perspectives on where the industry is today and where it is heading.

Advanced EU Competition Law conference

London, 16 May 2017

Calunius' Christian Stuerwald discussed a range of topics under the headline 'Private Enforcement: Different Parties, Different Objectives' with fellow practitioners from other stakeholders on the first day of the main conference. Monetization of cartel follow-on claims was a topic of particular interest. Please click on the headline to access the full programme and list of speakers.

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