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Criminal business law

Coblence avocats advises both corporate and private clients. It defends their interests regardless of whether they are defendants or plaintiffs in litigation before the courts. The team works in close cooperation with the firm’s other departments.

The expertise acquired by the lawyers ensures that they are involved at every step of their client’s exposure to criminal risk.

Key areas

General criminal law

  • Upstream advice on avoiding infractions
  • Counsel as soon as criminal proceedings are initiated: 
    • Preparation for and management of crisis situations: risk assesment and assistance in communication, 
    • Preparation and assistance for hearings of the parties by investigation services and during police custody (24/7 availability) and before the examining judges (assisted witnesses, indictments, institution of civil action proceedings)
  • Assistance before the trial courts and during alternative procedures (warnings, mediation and criminal fines, convocations on prior admission of guilt)

Criminal business law

  • Theft, forgery and the use of forgeries, swindling, embezzlement, receiving stolen goods
  • Misuse of company assets, submission of inaccurate accounting, bankruptcy
  • Money laundering and receiving laundered money
  • Corruption, influence peddling, favoritism, illegal interest taking
  • All financial crimes
  • All violations of corporate law

Criminal labor law

  • Counsel and assistance during crisis situations: strikes, kidnappings
  • Compliance with legislation on work hours, undeclared work, illegal work and improper subcontracting
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Psychosocial risks: sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace
  • Discrimination