Criminal Law and Procedure, State of the Art


Best Lawyers Germany 2021: Wessing & Partner named "Law Firm of the Year for Criminal Defense"

Chambers Europe 2021 ranks Wessing & Partner top tier firm again.

Dr. Katharina Schomm appointed member of the board of directors of JuWiSt e.V.

FORUM seminar "Protection against criminal sanctions in the company"

About us

Wessing & Partner is a leading German boutique firm for corporate criminal law since 2006. Our roots go back more than 30 years when the founder of our company, son of the founder of the German branch of Taylor Wessing, started as one of the few pioneers to give strategic advice in cases of white collar crime.

We have a dedicated focus on commercial criminal law, criminal tax law, crisis management and criminal compliance. As the case requires our attorneys combine in-depth expertise in all facets of criminal law with specialist know-how in the areas of commercial law, tax law, medical law, banking and capital markets law.  

Our strategic advice and litigation is based on extensive trial experience which is unparalleled in the German legal market.




    Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wessing


    Dr. Helga Wessing


    Prof. Dr. Heiko Ahlbrecht


    Dr. Matthias Dann, LL.M.


    Dipl.-Fw. Rainer Biesgen


    Dr. Eren Basar


    Dr. Rainer Birke


    Dr. Maximilian Janssen


    Dr. Silke Baumanns


    Dr. Katharina Anna Schomm (née Kusnik)


    Andreas Pfister


    John Paul Fürus


    Jonathan Rüschendorf


    Dr. Tobias Thielmann


    Nina Santagatti, LL.M.


    Prof. Dr. Helmut Frister


We are the generalist amongst the specialists: Our attorneys provide clients with legal advice across the whole field of white-collar crime and criminal litigation. In addition, we assist corporations in fulfilling the ever-developing requirements of national and international compliance regulations. When criminal disputes arise, our clients benefit from our in-depth strategic analysis and early litigation advice. It is our goal to support you in accomplishing your objectives – before a conflict arises, in trial, and in the appellate courts.


Would you be interested in joining our team?

Please see the German version of our website to learn more about your career with Wessing & Partner.