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Patrick Poertner, LL.M.

ProfilE

Patrick Poertner’s work covers all aspects of individual and corporate defence briefs in connection with commercial and tax criminal law. His focus areas range from fraud and embezzlement proceedings, tax criminal law to administrative offence proceedings.

Patrick Poertner is in an ongoing doctoral project in the area of organised crime.

Curriculum vitae

  • Legal studies with complementary education in economics at the University of Osnabrueck and the Univerzita Karlova Prague, with a focus on German and European commercial criminal law
  • Trainee lawyer in the district of the Higher Regional Court Hamm
  • Academic assistant at the Institute for Commercial Criminal Law, Chair of German and European Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law, International Criminal Law and Comparative Criminal Law (Prof. Dr Prof. h.c. Arndt Sinn) at the University of Osnabrueck
  • LL.M. studies “Commercial and Tax Law” at the Ruhr University Bochum
  • Lawyer at Feigen Graf since 2023

REFERENCES

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
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Fraud and embezzlement proceedings

Internal investigations

Administrative offence proceedings

Compliance

Tax criminal law

Environmental criminal law

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

The history of organised crime

Pörtner

Sinn (ed.), Organisierte Kriminalität? Klare Antworten aus erster Hand, 19 ff., 2023


Organised crime Definition

Pörtner

Sinn (ed.), Organisierte Kriminalität? Klare Antworten aus erster Hand, 19 ff., 2023


Old wine in new bottles or a change of paradigm in the concept of a criminal organisation (Section 129 (2) StGB)?

Sinn/Iden/Pörtner

ZIS, 435-451, 2021


The unsuccessful ‘cold water challenge’

Pörtner

ZJS, 469-475, 2020

Frankfurt

COLOGNE

MUNICH