Highly qualified, experienced and committed lawyers, in particular lawyers specializing in criminal law, tax law and insolvency law from Derra, Meyer & Partners advise and defend you in all areas of criminal law. Especially within commercial, tax and insolvency proceedings, our clients benefit from synergies resulting from economy oriented focusing of our law firm. You can draw on the know-how of our lawyers specializing in criminal law and on their experience and skills in the fields of corporate law, insolvency law and tax law. Close cooperation with auditors and tax advisors guarantees a fast and professional treatment of issues within commercial criminal proceedings and criminal tax proceedings.
Along with the defence in commercial criminal cases we provide advice to entrepreneurs and freelancers in order to help them to avoid states’ criminal prosecution. The range of expertise encompasses analysis of enterprises, establishing a compliance system, informing company’s directors about possible liability risks as well as assistance within voluntary self –disclosure in the case of tax offences.
An important part of our activities includes the assistance provided within investigative proceedings. We have an intensive and wide experience when dealing with prosecutions such as searching and seizures. Regularly, at an earlier stage of investigative proceedings we are able to significantly influence the course of proceedings. Due to our long –standing experience we are at each stage of proceedings able to strike a balance between consensual and confrontational communication towards investigating authorities.
We can also create trans-regional teams of defense lawyers in order to provide you with the best possible defense. The international orientation of our law firm along with offices in Italy and Poland enable us to offer defence in the field of cross-border matters.
Please contact us before you make any statements to the police or public prosecutors office. No matter whether you will be questioned as witness or suspect, you should remain suspicious and request consultation with a lawyer specializing in criminal law. Because: if something is contained in the file, this can be used against you. Please let us inform you about liability risks in your enterprise. Accusations of violations of organizational and supervisory duties, of corruption in business transactions, of fictitious self-employment, illegal employment or tax evasion may hit almost everybody. The criminal offences of fraud, delaying insolvency proceedings or violation of legal obligations to maintain business records will be regularly committed within the company crisis. Please contact not only your bank and tax advisoryou’re your legal advisors at the beginning of a crisis. Our lawyers specializing in insolvency law will explain to you high liability risks which you may often not be aware of.