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Germany: Asset Recovery 2017

Seven leading lawyers are highlighted in this chapter for their exceptional asset recovery work, assisting clients with disclosure, freezing and seizure orders and recovery claims.

Most Highly Regarded Individuals
Kai Hart-Hoenig Dr Kai Hart-Hoenig Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt
Sebastian Rakob Clifford Chance, Frankfurt

 Clifford Chance leads the research this year with two listings, including the “sensational” Sebastian Rakob, who is highlighted as “outstanding at international asset recovery” for his work with corporates and banks. Alongside him, Heiner Hugger boasts great expertise handling business crime-related compliance, litigation and regulatory matters.

The esteemed Kai Hart-Hoenig is one of the leading asset recovery practitioners in the country. His distinguished practice encompasses many facets of business and tax crime, with substantial experience managing particularly complex cases.

Gleiss Lutz’s Stefan Rützel runs a “top-tier” dispute resolution practice and possesses great experience representing clients at state, national and international level.

At Taylor Wessing, Axel Bösch is highly sought after by clients who value his “incredibly focused and dedicated approach” to cases.

The “superb” Bernd Klose at kkforensic is an economic crime and asset recovery specialist who regularly counsels corporate clients on related insolvency and compliance matters as well as internal preventative fraud measures.

At DLA Piper, Jürgen Taschke is EMEA head of international corporate crime, investigations and compliance. Widely recognised for his “deep regulatory understanding”, he expertly defends international organisations in relation to fraud, tax and corruption matters.

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