Dr. Thomas Helck

Partner, Frankfurt


Thomas Helck has “great experience due to his past as a prosecutor”, giving him “sound knowledge of how authorities think and work”
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Dr. Thomas Helck advises corporations and financial institutions in a broad variety of cross-border matters involving white-collar crime and regulatory proceedings. As a former prosecutor and with more than a decade of experience in white-collar and regulatory investigations Dr. Thomas Helck knows how to achieve excellent results for his clients.

He defends clients against criminal and regulatory proceedings in connection with a wide variety of offences including tax evasion, bribery, bankruptcy, market manipulation, insider trading and other investment fraud schemes. Dr. Thomas Helck also supports clients in connection with internal investigations, and with establishing and reviewing compliance management systems. Further, he assists clients during and in the aftermath of dawn raids, and provides compliance and anti-bribery training to managers and employees.

Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Thomas Helck was counsel in the white-collar department of an international UK based law firm and worked five years as a public prosecutor in Munich investigating white-collar offences. He started his career as lawyer in 2006 working for an international US based law firm.

Dr. Thomas Helck regularly speaks and writes articles on white-collar crime and investigations.

Bars and Courts
Dr jur
University of Heidelberg
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Wiesbaden
First State Exam
University of Heidelberg
Student Exchange
University of Lausanne




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