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Niklas Kindhäuser


Niklas Kindhäuser represents corporate and individual clients in all areas of commercial and tax criminal law. His focus areas include employment, capital markets, data protection and IT criminal law along with criminal law on corruption. Handelsblatt lists Niklas Kindhäuser as one of “Germany’s best lawyers” in the area of commercial criminal law (Handelsblatt 2023). He is currently a PhD candidate working on a doctoral thesis on computer criminal law.

Curriculum vitae

  • Legal studies in Bonn, Leeds and Tübingen with a focus on criminology and criminal justice
  • Currently PhD candidate in the field of computer criminal law (“Der Rechtsgüterschutz der Datenhehlerei. Untersuchungen zu § 202d StGB“)
  • Scholarship holder of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes e.V. and the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Law in Freiburg
  • Lawyer at Redeker Sellner Dahs 2017
  • Lawyer at Feigen Graf since 2022


one of “Germany’s best lawyers” in the area of commercial criminal law
Handelsblatt 2023
highly qualified, very committed lawyers
Legal 500 2021
the team offers particular expertise on matters related to financial misconduct, cum-ex matters, tax evasion and corruption
Chambers 2023
very clearly one of the foremost firms
Legal 500 2022
present in almost all current investigations
JUVE 2022/23

Areas of Practice

Criminal employment law

Data protection criminal law

IT Criminal Law

Criminal law on corruption

Medical criminal law

Administrative offence proceedings

Pharmaceutical criminal law

Tax criminal law

Environmental criminal law

Embezzlement proceedings

Antitrust criminal law

Selected Publications

Investigation at an international law firm. Comment on BVerfG 27.06.2018 – 2 BvR 1583/17, 2 BvR 1405/17, 2 BvR 1287/18, 2 BvR 1562/17


JurisPR Compliance, 4/2018

Commentary on the criminal and administrative offences under infection control law, §§ 73 – 76 IfSG


BeckOK Infektionsschutzrecht, 2020