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Hengeler Mueller

Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime

Band 3GermanyEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-known corporate advisory team covering a broad spectrum of economic crime. Strong in internal investigations pertaining to frauds including social security fraud, embezzlement and bribery as well as tax evasion. Further known for representing clients in proceedings concerning diesel emissions manipulation, corruption and cum/ex matters. Also assists with allegations of violations of international financial sanctions regimes. Particularly well equipped to handle complicated and large mandates as well as those with an international aspect.

Notable practitioners

Constantin Lauterwein, Wolfgang Spoerr and Dirk Uwer are key contacts for clients.

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Hengeler Mueller advises and represents corporate clients, their executives and board members on white collar matters: in criminal and regulatory fine proceedings both in Germany and abroad, in investigations and in court, as advisors, defence counsel or as representatives of the injured party. In internal investigations, advice and representation on criminal law issues is a key driver of success.

The firm's focus is on complex white collar issues and cross-border investigations conducted against global corporations. Hengeler assists German and international companies in investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice and other foreign authorities, as well as by German public prosecutors. The team also has extensive expertise in dealing with requests for mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.

Executing a tailored strategy and undertaking professional communication with the investigating authorities are of paramount importance for safeguarding the interests of the firm's corporate clients and the individuals affected. Hengeler's lawyers have long-standing experience in handling criminal law charges and proceedings as well as in coordinating large groups of individual defence counsel – in Germany and worldwide.

Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime

Hengeler Mueller


Bockenheimer Landstrasse 24

Frankfurt am Main




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