Kristine Horbach is a manager on the Global Business Development team for the German desk, located in the Shanghai office of Dezan Shira & Associates. Kristine assists foreign invested companies from Europe with their investments in Asia. Kristine’s areas of expertise include setting up of enterprises in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore and advisory regarding related implications. She also specializes in legal consultancy in European jurisdictions, with focus on recruitment and corporate law.
Prior to joining Dezan Shira & Associates, Kristine Horbach worked for several years in Shanghai as a consultant for different legal, political and economic companies, with a German background. After this experience she moved to Hong Kong to a consultancy company where she was part of the Business Advisory Team with focus on foreign investment. Before returning back to Shanghai to join Dezan Shira & Assciates, she worked for two years as a Senior Legal Advisor for a BPO firm, based in London, UK.
Kristine has a bachelors degree in marketing with a private University in Cologne, Germany and a diploma in law, with Friedrich Wilhelm University Bonn and University of Cologne, Germany. Kristine is fluent in German, English and French.