counsel (lawyer)

T: +31 88 17 17 0 18

Christina advises and represents clients in all areas of international and German family law, in particular in complex divorce and divorce consequences matters, such as matrimonial property law and alimony.

In addition, Christina represents employers and employees in complex employment law matters with international implications in both out-of-court and in-court disputes.

Christina conducts proceedings nationwide and represents the interests of her clients under both German and Dutch law.

Furthermore, advising and representing clients in commercial and corporate law as well as in international business law and sales law is one of Christina’s main areas of practice.

Christina is registered in Persons and Family Law with subfields including: divorce, maintenance and access, private international law em international child abduction.

Christina has successfully completed the theoretical parts of the courses for specialized attorneys in family law as well as commercial and corporate law. In addition, Christina is admitted to the bar as an EU lawyer in the Netherlands.

Christina speaks German, Dutch, English and Russian.


  • German
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Russian
  • Representation of an IT company in contract negotiations with global players in the pharmaceutical sector
  • Several complex divorce proceedings before German courts involving substantial assets in the Netherlands
  • Representation of a company against a German ministry in complex public liability proceedings


  • German Law at the Univeristy of Köln
  • Specialisation course in German Family Law (Fachanwaltslehrgang Familienrecht)
  • Specilisation course Commercial and Corporate Law (Fachanwaltslehrgang Handelsrecht & Gesellschaftsrecht)


  • Working as a German lawyer since 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Deutscher Anwaltsverein
  • Aachener Anwaltsverein

Christina Roo has registered the following main (and sub) areas of law in the register of legal areas of the Dutch Bar Association:

  • Family law
    • Divorce, maintenance and visitation
    • Private international law
    • International child abductions.

On the basis of this registration, Christina is obliged to obtain ten training points in each registered main area of law every year in accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA).