Christian Schmitt is a partner at Linklaters in Frankfurt. He is highly experienced in complex litigation and regularly represents some of the most prominent members of the financial community from Germany, Europe and further afield across a broad range of disputes, including insolvency litigation, banking and capital markets-related litigation and contentious regulatory matters. He acts for banks and businesses on a wide range of banking and capital markets issues such as prospectus liability claims, mis-selling and mistrading issues, derivatives and swap litigation, and investment advice liability. He represents clients in all courts and tribunals in Germany (except for the German Supreme Court). Christian Schmitt holds a doctorate from the University of Würzburg. In addition to being admitted to the bar in Germany, he also qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and is a certified business mediator. Christian Schmitt regularly lectures at the University of Speyer on issues such as banking supervisory law and bank restructuring.