Ralph heads the firm's Shanghai office and has been based in China for more than 20 years. As well as advising on corporate M&A, restructurings and complex joint ventures. He also heads the China employment & pensions group. His industry focus is on the chemical and related sectors.
|Since 2002||Partner / Chief Representative Shanghai Office|
|1998 - 2002||Associate at Clifford Chance Beijing Office|
|1998||Approval as registered foreign lawyer by the Chinese Ministry of Justice|
|1997||Admission as lawyer to the bar in Munich|
|1997||Mandarin Chinese studies at Beijing Normal University|
|1996||Second State examination in Munich|
|1993||Law studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich|
|Arbeitsrecht in China (Labor Law in China) – bayme vbm – 2013 (Co-author: Susanne Lüddecke)|
|Member of the German Chamber of Commerce in China.|
|Member of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China.|
|Member of the SwissCham in China.|
|Law Lecturer at University of St. Gallen – Executive M.B.L.-HSG Shanghai Module since 2011.|
|Board Member of “SP China Alumni e.V." since 2017.|
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