Dr Sabine Stricker-Kellerer SSK ASIA - Profil

Dr. Sabine Stricker-Kellerer

Sabine Stricker-Kellerer is advising European clients on their business activities in China. She has up to date knowledge, balanced judgement and over 40 years’ experience on topics such as the establishment and restructuring of foreign investment projects in China, aspects of corporate structuring and regulatory issues, negotiations, technology licensing and dispute resolution.

She is a leading international legal expert on China business. Up to the establishment of SSK Asia, Sabine Stricker-Kellerer was Senior China Counsel of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (15 years) and earlier a partner and co-head of the China group at Clifford Chance Pünder (20 years). In 1985, she was the first European lawyer to open an office in China. She frequently acts as arbitrator with various Asia related arbitration institutions.

Sabine received her legal education at the universities of Munich, Geneva and at Harvard Law School (LL.M.). She speaks German, English, French, Italian and Mandarin.

Since September 2023, Sabine Stricker-Kellerer is new German Co-Chair of the German-Chinese Dialogue Forum – Federal Foreign Off. (read more)



  • German-chineses business
  • Strategy of German companies when engaging in China
  • Technology related projects
  • Restructuring of projects
  • economic and industrial policy environment of investments
  • Cross border dispute resolution

  • Member of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
  • Member of the Beijing International Arbitration Center
  • Member of the Shanghai International Arbitration Center
  • Member of the Jinan International Arbitration-Center
  • Member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC)


  • Member of the Chinese Arbitration Association (Taipei)
  • German Co-Chair of the German Chinese Dialogue Forum
  • Member of the Advisory Board of MERICS (Mercator Institute of Chinese Studies)
  • Member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the German Asia Pacific Business Association (OAV e.V)
  • Member of the German Japan Forum
  • Member of the advisory board of GPPi (Global Public Policy Institute)