Dr. Christian Port

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Dr. Christian Port joined Baker McKenzie’s Frankfurt office in 2009. He studied law in Trier and London with focus on corporate, commercial and competition law. Dr. Port passed his first state examination in 2004 and was admitted to the German bar in 2009. In 2012 he qualified as a certified tax consultant (Steuerberater).

Practice Focus

Christian gives advice to German and foreign clients with respect to national and international tax issues. His practice is focused on post-acquisition integration, reorganizations and tax controversies.

Professional Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2022 edition for Tax Law 2021


  • Germany (2009)


  • Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)
  • University of Trier (Dr.) (2011)
  • University of Trier (First State Exam) (2003)


  • English
  • German


Co-author (with Sonja Klein, Lars Haverkamp, Udo Henkel, Thomas Schänzle), contributed article in handbook "Steuerrecht international tätiger Unternehmen," Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, 5th edition, 3 April 2018

Co-author, "Local Tax Court of Cologne Prevents German Federal Central Tax Office from Conducting Information Exchange with E6 Countries in Relation to Digital Economy," October 2015

Co-author, "EMEA Tax Newsletter," October 2015

Co-author, "German Parliament Passes Tax Amendment Act 2015," October 2015

Co-author, "Proposed Cancellation of German Participation Exemption in Relation to Capital Gains Derived from Shareholdings Below 10%," August 2015