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Fabienne Gehring

Senior Associate

Fabienne Gehring advises clients in the areas of preventive compliance and internal investigations as well as on all issues relating to white-collar crime. Her focus is on advising companies on the planning, design and implementation of compliance management systems as well as on the conduct and design of internal investigations.

Fabienne Gehring has experience in preventive compliance consulting from the perspective of both external legal counsel and in-house counsel. She also has experience in the area of internal investigations in a national and international context.

Languages: German and English


  • Law studies at the University of Mannheim
  • 2018 First State Examination in Law
  • 2020 Second State Examination in Law
  • 2021 Admission to the bar
  • Worked for a boutique law firm specializing in white-collar crime law and as in-house lawyer for the Lufthansa Group
  • Since 2022 with Pohlmann & Company and since 2024 as Senior Associate
  • Juristinnen im Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht e.V. (JuWiSt)
  • Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. (WisteV)


  • Greenwashing und Green Claims Compliance – Regulatorischer Hintergrund und Folgen für Unternehmen, in KlimaRZ 2024, 86 – 92 (together with Uwe M. Erling, Dr. Martin Schorn, Dr. Tim Uschkereit)
  • Risk & Compliance Management für Deutschland 2021 (Update 2023), Lexology

Blog Posts

Selected Mandates
  • Comprehensive legal advice to the compliance department of an internationally active pharmaceutical company on the compliance management system as well as on current compliance projects, compliance risk analysis and the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act
  • Legal advice to a market-leading food company on the compliance management system, general compliance issues, the Whistleblower Protection Act and the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act
  • Advising a DAX40 company on its compliance management system, in particular on corruption prevention, whistleblowing and internal investigations
  • Conducting and providing legal advice on various internal investigations at a DAX-40 company with global operations
  • Legal advice to a trading company in the context of an investigation by the antitrust authorities
  • Individual defense and criminal law advice to a managing director of a manufacturer of medical devices
  • Compliance litigation: legal advice to a global pharmaceutical company in connection with the judicial enforcement of claims for damages
  • Legal advice to an energy and infrastructure company in the context of a cyber attack
  • Legal advice to a global corporation and preparation of a whistleblowing and investigation concept
  • Cooperation in criminal proceedings against an automation company for violation of the Foreign Trade and Payments Act
  • Advice and expert opinion on various legal issues of an international group of companies in the chemical industry regarding the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act
  • Advising a public institution on the compliance management system, the whistleblower system and the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act
  • Member of the Independent Compliance Monitor Team (for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) at an international telecommunications company