Christoph Cornelius Paul

Lawyer and notary retd., mediator (BAFM), supervisor

Fields of law

  • Real estate law
  • Company law and company succession
  • law of succession – also international
  • Marriage contracts, last wills and inheritance contracts
  • Right of Beekeeping
  • Mediation in family, succession and commercial conflicts

Personal details

  • University degree of law in Freiburg/ Breisgau
  • Lawyer since 1978
  • Notary from 1987 to 2020
  • Mediator since 1996
  • Beekeeper
  • Foreign languages: English, Italian
  • Married


  • Awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for the implementation of cross border mediation in conflicts involving parents and children.
  • Awarded the Sokrates-prize for mediation 2010 for his work as a long-standing mediator and as a “mediator of mediation” in institutional contexts.
  • Awarded the Winwinno 2016 together with Jamie Walker in the category “Promoting Family Peace” for their commitment and dedication on a pro-bono basis to the development and establishment of mediation as a means to settle international family conflicts.



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