Prof. Dr. Carsten Gerner-Beuerle LL.M. M.Sc. (Economics)


Registered European Lawyer

3 More London Riverside
London SE1 2RE
Tel.: +44 20 3283-4435
Fax: +44 20 3283-4001


Carsten Gerner-Beuerle is admitted to the bar in Germany and practices as a Registered European Lawyer in England and Wales. He advises on matters of international corporate, insolvency and capital markets law.


Studies of law and economics at Humboldt University Berlin, University of Minnesota and the University of London.

2000 - 2002 Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin [Kammergericht Berlin]

2002 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Berlin

2002 - 2004 Research Assistant, Institute for Banking and Capital Markets Law, Humboldt University Berlin

2004 - 2009 Lecturer, King’s College London

2009 - 2017 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

since 2008 BBL Brockdorff & Partner Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB

since 2017 Professor of Commercial Law, University College London


Advising a junior creditor in a pre-pack restructuring under English law (Re Christophorus 3 Limited [2014] EWHC 1162 (Ch))Advising a film licensing company on the applicability of German insolvency law in insolvency proceedings opened abroadAdvising on various matters regarding foreign and international corporate law and insolvency law, including appointment of directors, share purchase agreements, and determination of COMI


Gore-Browne on EU Company Law (general editor), Bristol: Jordans 2010-2017Die Außenhaftung von Emissionskonsortien [Liability of Underwriting Syndicates in Public Offerings], Berlin, New York: De Gruyter 2009Diffusion of Regulatory Innovations: The Case of Corporate Governance Codes, Journal of Institutional Economics, 2017, 13(2), 271-303More
Costs of Separation: Friction between Company and Insolvency Law in the Single Market (with Edmund-Philipp Schuster), Journal of Corporate Law Studies 2014, 14(2), 287-332The Evolving Structure of Directors’ Duties in Europe (with Edmund-Philipp Schuster), European Business Organization Law Review 2014, 15(2), 191-233United in Diversity. Maximum vs. minimum harmonisation in EU securities regulation, Capital Markets Law Journal 2012, 7(3), 317-342Shareholders between the Market and the State. The VW Law and Other Interventions in the Market Economy, Common Market Law Review 2012, 49(1), 97-143