Germany: Business Crime Defence 2018

In this chapter, 41 leading lights are recognised for their invaluable counsel and representation on matters relating to white-collar crime. They are recognised for their skilled defence of German and international companies and advise them on complex investigations and disputes.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Felix Dörr Dr Günter Dörr & Partner (GbR) Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt
2. Daniel Krause Krause & Kollegen, Berlin
3. Hanns Feigen Feigen-Graf, Frankfurt
4. Kai Hart-Hoenig Dr Kai Hart-Hoenig Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt
5. Franz Salditt Prof Dr Franz Salditt, Neuwied

White-collar crime specialists FEIGEN-GRAF achieves three listings in this chapter, and stands out as one of the country’s foremost outfits in the field.
Hanns Feigen draws high praise from sources who consider him a national leader in white-collar and tax crime, an area in which he has over 30 years of experience handling such cases.
Walther Graf advises numerous corporations on white-collar crime matters and is particularly lauded for his expertise assisting corporate entities on their internal compliance programmes.
Bernd Groß receives praise for his dynamic abilities and clarity of thought when it comes to white-collar crime and providing solutions for clients.

Criminal law boutique HAMMPARTNER RECHTSANWÄLTE sees three of its lawyers recommended this year.
Rainer Hamm is well known among sources for his strong academic knowledge of defence matters in relation to white-collar crime and is highlighted as a distinguished practitioner in the sector.
Stefan Kirsch is a top-tier international criminal law and white-collar crime lawyer and is widely respected by international peers for his excellent work in the area.
Regina Michalke boasts over 30 years’ experience in the field and is highly regarded for her particular expertise when it comes to bribery matters.

THOMAS DECKERS WEHNERT & ELSNER showcases its criminal law expertise in this chapter and sees three practitioners nominated for their superb work in the space.
Anne Wehnert receives praise as “a very dedicated lawyer” with an impeccable understanding of white-collar and tax crime.
Sven Thomas is well regarded by corporate entities for his expert handling of high-profile business crime cases, most notably before parliamentary investigation committees.
Marcus Mosiek comes highly recommended for his exceptional white-collar criminal law expertise, particularly when it comes to matters relating to the banking sector.

KRAUSE & KOLLEGEN achieves two listings this year.
Daniel Krause enjoys a great reputation in the market and is renowned among peers who praise his flawless abilities when it comes to financial crime matters.
Carsten Wegner is known for his vast knowledge of corporate criminal law matters and is frequently sought for his excellent counsel.

LOHBERGER & LEIPOLD sees two individuals recognised in this chapter.
Name partner Klaus Leipold has a depth of understanding in the field of business crime where he has specialised for over 30 years.
Stephan Beukelmann is a compliance specialist who is highly reputed by both peers and clients for his exceptional work in white-collar crime.

At WESSING & PARTNER RECHTSANWÄLTE, Heiko Ahlbrecht receives plaudits for his defence of individuals and companies in matters relating to corporate crime on a national and international level.
Jürgen Wessing is highly sought after when it comes to complex criminal proceedings and frequently advises corporations and financial institutions on matters of compliance.

Felix Dörr of DR GÜNTER DÖRR & PARTNER (GBR) RECHTSANWÄLTE receives high praise for his expertise in complex financial and tax crime defence matters.

INDEPENDENT PRACTITIONER Franz Salditt is one of the foremost figures in business crime defence and is recommended for his superb practice and depth of knowledge.

DR KAI HART-HOENIG RECHTSANWÄLTE’s founding partner Kai Hart-Hoenig is a leading figure in the field of business and tax crime where he is highly sought after by clients.

TRÜG HABETHA RECHTSANWÄLTE sees name partner Gerson Trüg recognised for his expertise financial crime and compliance matters. He is widely reputed in the market for his solution-oriented approach.

Eberhard Kempf of KEMPF SCHILLING is one of the most distinguished figures in the field and is highly experienced in the criminal bar where he has been active for several decades.

OTMAR KURY RECHTSANWALT founding partner Otmar Kury is recommended as a trusted adviser to clients, who praise him for his invaluable experience in the field.

Andreas Wattenberg at KPW RECHTSANWÄLTE receives plaudits as a specialist in corporate crime and is frequently called upon for his leading counsel on a range of related matters.

Dirk Lammer of STRAFRECHTSKANZLEI BERLIN focuses his first-rate practice on both financial and employment matters, areas in which he is considered a true expert.

IGNOR & PARTNER’s Alexander Ignor is praised highly by peers as being at the pinnacle of his profession and a fiercely smart lawyer.

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