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The Legal 500 Germany 2021 – Rankings published

In the current ranking of The Legal 500 Germany 2021, Pohlmann & Company is once again listed in the Top Tiers for the practice areas Compliance (Tier 1) and Internal Investigations (Tier 4), as well as Environmental and Planning Law (Tier 5) for the first time.

Dr. Andreas Pohlmann is one of the leading names (“Leading Individuals”) in the field of Compliance, while Christian Beer is being mentioned among the “names of the next generation”. In addition, Thomas Lüthi, Nicole Willms, Dr. Horst Schlemminger, Julia Kahlenberg, Uwe M. Erling and Dominique Strieder are also recommended for the area of Compliance, while Dr. Andreas Pohlmann is recommended for the area of internal investigations, together with Nicole Willms and Dominique Strieder. In the area of environmental and planning law, Dr. Horst Schlemminger and Uwe M. Erling are listed.

Specifically, Pohlmann & Company is described as follows:


“Clients from diverse industries such as automotive, chemicals, construction and healthcare rely on Pohlmann & Company’s many years of experience. One supports in the establishment of compliance management systems, conducts risk analyses and acts as a monitor appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice. Andreas Pohlmann, who is considered one of the best-known compliance and corporate governance experts in the market, leads the team, which includes business partner audit expert Thomas Lüthi, corporate governance specialist Nicole Willms and environmental and planning law consultant Horst Schlemminger. Christian Beer and Julia Kahlenberg were added to the partner roster in January 2020 and both practice extensively in compliance. At the same time, administrative and environmental law expert Uwe Erling joined from Noerr […].”

Internal Investigations

“The boutique Pohlmann & Company is known in the market for its compliance focus and stands out for its expertise in crisis management in addition to its strong practice in preventive advice. The team acts for companies in the automotive, durable goods, infrastructure, energy and healthcare industries, among others, also drawing on its interface expertise in environmental and real estate law. Andreas Pohlmann is a sought-after advisor to corporate bodies and board members on duties and obligations, while Nicole Willms impresses with her combined expertise in compliance and corporate law. […]”

Environmental and Planning Law

“Pohlmann & Company’s environmental and planning law practice has particular strengths in the area of environmental compliance, and also has expertise and experience on the topics of climate protection, emissions trading and at the interface of environmental law and air traffic law. The team advises and represents clients from a wide range of industries. Partner Horst Schlemminger’s expertise includes, in particular, risk management and best practice in the areas of environmental claim management, environmental management systems, environmental compliance and remediation agreements. He shares the leadership of the team with Uwe M. Erling, who joined the partnership in January 2020 and was previously at Noerr, who specializes in climate protection and CO2 emissions trading law, among other areas.”