Lawyer Thomas Richter advicing clients in Frankfurt


Criminal defense of entrepreneurs and private individuals is our core competence.

We attend to these criminal proceedings with utmost commitment and the goal of a confidential resolution. If a trial is necessary, you can rely on years of successful trial experience of Thomas Richter.


We advise companies on criminal law and criminal compliance.

This includes the diligent identification of legal risks and their mitigation, as well as careful handling of criminal charges and sensitive interactions with the relevant authorities.


Thomas Richter has gained extensive experience as witness counsel.

In this highly responsible role, we have many years of experience. We stand reliably by our clients when they are called upon to provide information before the authorities and in court. We also serve our clients in the context of internal investigations as their trusted independent personal counsel. If necessary, we also work across borders.

Capital Markets

Violations against the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) and the European Market Abuse Regulation (MAR): Market manipulation, insider offenses, ad-hoc infringements


Regulatory infringements of the German Banking Act (KWG) and the German Money Laundering Act (GwG): Unlicensed business operations, reporting requirements, criminal liability exposure in connection with credit decisions (embezzlement, fraud etc.)


“Cum-ex” and “cum-cum” matters, income and corporate taxes, gift taxes, sales taxes


Criminal law risks in the event of bankruptcy, crises and insolvency


False statements, violation of reporting obligations

Antitrust and Competition

Antitrust violations, corruption offenses, infringement of trade secrets, criminal advertising, disclosure of secrets


Unauthorized operation of plants and equipment, environmental pollution


Criminal liability for design flaws, product compliance

White-Collar Crime

Fraud, embezzlement, misappropriation

Doctors and Hospitals

Criminal law risks in the event of treatment failures (lethal and non-lethal), billing fraud

Industrial Accidents

Negligent killing, negligent bodily harm, principal’s liability, breach of supervisory duties

General Crimes

Assault on personal integrity, testimonial offenses, negligence offenses

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