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Dominique Strieder


Dominique Strieder, LL.M. (Georgetown University) joined Pohlmann & Company in May 2017. His practice focuses on advising German and international clients in the areas of compliance and internal investigations as well as on corporate social responsibility and human rights issues.

Dominique possesses particular experience with regard to the development, implementation and review of compliance management systems, the design and conduct of global compliance risk analyses and the establishment of whistleblower systems. Dominique regularly advises in connection with the conducting of national and cross-border internal investigations in various areas, including corruption, bribery and fraud as well as the enforcement of related (disciplinary) measures.

Prior to joining Pohlmann & Company, Dominique worked for many years in the legal department of Siemens AG and at Clifford Chance.

Admitted to practice as Rechtsanwalt in Germany and Solicitor in England & Wales.

Languages: German, English and Portuguese



  • Studies of political science at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, law studies in Durham, London and Washington D.C.
  • 2007–2008 Clifford Chance Frankfurt
  • 2010–2017 Siemens AG, Legal & Compliance;
  • 2017 Senior Associate at Pohlmann & Company
  • 2018 Admitted as a Solicitor, Republic of Ireland (non-practising)
  • Since 2019 Counsel at Pohlmann & Company




  • Risk & Compliance Management in Germany 2021, in: Lexology
  • “Seven tips for internal investigations in the age of coronavirus”, in: Compliance Week, May 11, 2020 (together with Lara Burke)
  • “US Compliance Monitorship – Lessons Learned!”, in: Compliance Praxis 40 (2019), 40-43 (together with N. Willms and T. Baumgartner)
  • “Will Germany’s amendment of its Foreign Trade and Payments Act lead to new investment disputes?” in: Arbitration News, Vol 14 No 2, Sept. 2009 (together with Markus Burianski)
  • “The Security Council and war in the twenty-first century”, in: Peace Review 19 (2), Apr.-June 2007, 197–205

Blog Posts


Selected Mandates
  • Member of the Independent Monitor Team (for the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) for VEON Ltd. and an international telecommunications company
  • Member of the German Counsel Team of the Independent Compliance Monitor Larry Thompson for Volkswagen AG
  • Development of a group-wide compliance management system, including training of the executive board and implementation of a supplier compliance assurance system as well as internal investigations at a worldwide operating family-owned automotive supplier
  • Revision of the existing compliance management system at an international technology company
  • Compliance risk analysis and subsequent introduction of an individually tailored compliance management system as well as training of managers and compliance officers at a globally active private equity firm
  • Comparative analysis of the compliance management system of a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work
  • Advising an international listed company in the renewable energy sector during investigations into alleged misconduct, including possible systems and controls deficiencies
  • Acting for TÜV SÜD AG in relation to the Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil
  • Conducting various internal investigations, including in the area of MeToo, for a DAX40 B2C retail company