As a former partner at the renowned law firm Knierim & Kollegen in Mainz, which specialises in commercial and tax criminal law, Dr. Anna Oehmichen can look back on 10 years of experience in white-collar criminal law practice. She has increasingly specialised in international and European cases and has acquired particular expertise in this area.

Anna has relevant cross-industry experience in criminal proceedings, compliance and preventive advice to board members and managers in the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, retail, the oil and gas industry, the service sector, gastronomy and the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Due to her international commitment and language skills, she also regularly advises on extradition and international mutual legal assistance matters, e.g. defending against a European Arrest Warrant or an Interpol Red Notice, as well as on foreign trade and sanctions law. Anna is also involved in international Criminal Law mandates and is currently representing injured parties in the world’s first trial against secret service employees of the Syrian regime before the Koblenz Higher Regional Court.

Before practising law, and after her law studies at the Universities of Trier (Germany) and Alcalá de Henares (Spain), Anna completed her doctorate in international comparative criminal law on anti-terrorism legislation at Leiden University in the Netherlands. She completed a legal clerkship at the International Criminal Court and a traineeship at Europol in The Hague. She spent her postgraduate legal traineeship at a Belgian criminal defence law firm, an international commercial law firm and the German Foreign Office, among others. She also worked as a researcher at the Centre for Criminology (KRIMZ e.V.), the National Agency for the Prevention of Torture, and at the Chair of Economic Criminal Law of Prof. Dr. Thomas Rotsch (Justus Liebig University Gießen).