Christoph VaagtManaging Partner
Law Firm Change Consultants
Christoph H. Vaagt is the Managing Partner of Law Firm Change Consultants, sonsulting firm based in Munich, Germany.
Christoph H. Vaagt has been advising law firms and in-house legal departments since 1997. He works to improve the effectiveness of groups and organizations and therefore, people’s working lives.
He advises law firms in particular in
- mastering fundamental changes in partnerships
- strategy, organization and communications issues
- developing management systems
through reflective processes, coaching and facilitation.
Chris is a member of the IBA Global Managing Partner Mentoring Program and Chairman of the IBA Knowledge Management Sharing Project on partnership issues, which discusses governance and profit sharing arrangements.
He regularly publishes in law firm management publications and has edited “Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century” as well as “General Counsel in the 21st Century”, both publications sponsored by the IBA. He is the publisher of a financial benchmarking survey of the Top 100 German law firms. Chris is regularly invited to speak at the national lawyers convention, by local Bars and associations. Among other things, he facilitated networking events of alliances, and Workshops at the IBA, like the one in October 2013 in Boston, MA/USA, on Challenges and Opportunities for law firms, with David Morley, Senior partner of Allen & Overy. Besides German, he speaks both English and French fluently.