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Thomas Richter

Frankfurt am Main, Germany Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime: Defence Counsel
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Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime: Defence Counsel - Germany

Band 4

Thomas Richter enters the rankings on the back of convincing market feedback and his activity on notable international white-collar crime mandates. With a focus on banking and capital markets, he is especially adept at representing individuals against allegations of insider trading and market manipulation. Thomas Richter has additional experience defending clients in cases concerning bankruptcy, accounting and tax offences.
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Thomas Richter covers all areas of white-collar crime. He has a wealth of experience in investigations relating to financial markets, and he regularly defends clients against allegations of market manipulation, insider trading, money laundering and tax evasion. He is also experienced in bankruptcy and accounting matters, and he has provided effective defence in some highly complex matters of corruption and environmental crime. He regularly provides witness assistance during internal investigations, both national and international.

Apart from representing individuals, he acts on behalf of companies in criminal proceedings and provides legal advice on compliance matters.


Thomas Richter joined HammPartner in 2012. His legal career started at Hengeler Mueller, where he was also seconded to Roschier Attorneys in Helsinki. During his clerkship he worked in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling. He studied at the universities of Münster, Edinburgh, Heidelberg and Augsburg (PhD).

Professional Memberships

International Bar Association - IBA

International Association of Penal Law - AIDP

German-American Lawyers' Association - DAJV

German Banking Law Association - Bankrechtliche Vereinigung


Thomas Richter is a frequent author in leading journals, commentaries and practitioner's handbooks. He has been awarded a PhD for his dissertation on "Criminal Liability for Market Manipulation under the European Market Abuse Regime" which has been published at NOMOS (open access) in 2022.

Languages Spoken



Italian (basic)

Thomas Richter

HammPartner Rechtsanwälte

Phone number

Wolfsgangstraße 92

Frankfurt am Main




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Europe 2022

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