Our law firm specializes in the defence of white-collar and tax crimes.
Criminal defence is our passion, which we devote ourselves in all the different stages of criminal proceedings.
Criminal defence is more than just one of the many specialties of law. It particularly demands the personality of the classical lawyer in all his individual abilities: competent, experienced, discreet, reliable, self-reliant and self-initiating, analytical, tactical and last but not least assertive.
Criminal defense is not just a profession, but means energetic struggle for justice and truth, with authorities in the preliminary proceedings or in the presence of the main hearing in court, one of the few showdown situations in our society.
Fighting for justice is therefore not just a phrase or advertising dramaturgy, but the task of providing the client with equal opportunities and weapons, assertiveness and protection against the state exceeding its powers or making wrong decisions. For in no area of law do the latter have a more fatal effect than in criminal proceedings.
The many years of experience, professional training and continuous further training of our criminal defence attorneys guarantee both the necessary assertiveness and legal know-how as well as the necessary tact in dealing with the criminal prosecution authorities.
This is confirmed by the long list of publicly accessible successes of our work (Juve). This perception is also shared by specialist media and colleagues. Thus, our lawyers regularly secure top positions in relevant rankings. Most recently, our partner Dr. Florian Ufer was awarded by Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year Criminal Defense 2023/2024 (Bavaria). Last year, our partner Dr. Norbert Scharf had already received the title Lawyer of the Year Criminal Defense 2022/2023 (Bavaria).
Our fields of expertise include all areas of white-collar criminal law, such as tax, corporate, cor-ruption, insolvency, medical and banking criminal law. We have longstanding experience in ad-vising on complex transnational investigations spanning from initial search & seizures through the investigation and court proceedings including appeals. In addition, we assist with complex civil litigation including asset recovery.
Further, we offer criminal defence in all fields of criminal law, whether general criminal law, narcotics law or capital crimes, sexual crimes including “me-too”-allegations and stalking, as well as for individuals serving a sentence.
We defend individuals, in particular managing directors, management and supervisory board members, and mid-tier and DAX-listed companies with regard to criminal law. We guide our clients through criminal proceedings and offer support on criminal law aspects in shareholder disputes, corporate disputes, internal investigations and board decisions under the business judgement rule.
Our lawyers have also vast experience in criminal appeals and constitutional complaints.
We defend and advise our clients throughout Germany, Europe and the USA. Our competence in international criminal law and legal assistance proceedings in this area completes our expertise. Due to our long-standing international cooperation with renowned foreign criminal defense attorneys, we have access to an extensive network of international colleagues with whom we have already cooperated successfully in many cross-border cases (GCLC).
Ufer Scharf Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
(Entrance B, Karl-Scharnagl-Ring)
089 5587199-77 (Fax)