Prof. Dr. Nils Clemm

Retired Partner of Counsel, Berlin



Nils advises major domestic and multinational companies on the full spectrum of issues related to tax law, white collar offences and compliance. Clients benefit from his extensive knowledge and experience in these areas, accumulated over the course of several decades. Nils is particularly skilled in helping companies to deal with issues arising from the criminal behavior of their own staff, including members of management and supervisory boards. Committed to defending his clients' interests, he is able to provide comprehensive advice and representation in the most complex and sensitive of cases. Mindful of the harm white collar offences can do to companies' reputation, Nils is adept at developing strategies to optimize his clients' public image, and to ensure smooth and constructive co-operation with the investigating authorities. Nils is also skilled at managing and implementing the complex array of measures required to address such matters as damage minimization, recovery issues and compliance.
Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Berlin
Dr jur
Free University of Berlin
First State Exam
Free University of Berlin



Possible reclaim of a drawn guarantee at first demand in procedures of producing documentary evidence, Bauwirtschaft und Baubetriebe, Issue 1, Festschrift 75 Jahre Baubetriebe an der TU Berlin, pp. 47 et seq., (co-author with Christian Wirth and Tobias Masing)

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyer Germany in Criminal Defense, Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice, Handelsblatt 2019-2023

"Top Lawyer 2020" for Compliance Law
WirtschaftsWoche 2020

Highly Recommended Lawyer: White Collar Crime, JUVE 2020/2021

Leading Lawyer, Chambers Europe 2020, White Collar Crime: Compliance