Germany: Trade & Customs 2018

Seven of the country’s foremost trade and customs law specialists are recognised this year for their extensive experience in the field.

Independent German law firm GRAF VON WESTPHALEN is the leading firm in this area with two outstanding practitioners highlighted for their expertise.
Marian Niestedt is “a well-connected and highly regarded practitioner” who is hailed as “a veteran of sanctions, export controls and other areas of EU and German trade law”.
Lothar Harings is “an outstanding trade and customs lawyer” and stands out in our research thanks to his impressive regulatory expertise.

Stephan Müller of OPPENHOFF & PARTNER ranks prominently in our research, being described as “a leading light in the export control space” by one impressed peer.

Bärbel Sachs at NOERR is “a rising star in the German and EU trade law field” according to one international commentator and is respected for her excellent grasp of complex sanctions and export trade matters.

The “very experienced and well known” Hans-Joachim Prieß of BLOMSTEIN is “universally highly regarded” according to international commentators. He boasts more than 25 years’ experience advising on a broad range of complex customs and trade law issues.

Anahita Thoms at BAKER MCKENZIE wins praise for being “a brilliant attorney with excellent judgement”. He is a favourite among clients who can “trust him with the most complex and sensitive matters”.

Stefan Ohlhoff at WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR is a star in the international trade arena and receives plaudits for his expert handling of trade compliance issues and WTO matters.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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