Kanzlei für Strafrecht

Hohenstaufenring 62
50674 Köln


Beyond the work for their clients, Gercke Wollschläger actively participates in the criminal and criminal procedural discourse by means of publications, lectures, and within the scope of memberships in professional organizations, and is involved in both advanced legal education and the training of young lawyers. Currently we would like to point out the following events and dates.

03/2024 Award by Chambers Gercke Wollschläger was recognized as a top law firm in the Chambers Europe Ranking 2024 in the category “Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime: Defence Counsel/Europe”. Honor
12/2023 Criminal Law Committee of the German Federal Bar Association Our founding partner Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke has been appointed to the Criminal Law Committee of the German Federal Bar Association for a further four years. The committee, which was founded on May 27, 1947 under the name „Generalkommission zur Ausarbeitung neuer Entwürfe des Strafgesetzbuches und der Strafprozessordnung“, is – according to the formulation of the Federal Supreme Court (decision of November 7, 1960) – the permanent institution of the Federal Bar Association for dealing with all questions of criminal law and criminal procedure law, including the (then) major reform of both areas of work and professional law issues of the defense. Honor
10/2023 Once again top position for Gercke Wollschläger The JUVE ranking is an authority and the annual yardstick for commercial law firms in Germany. Gercke Wollschläger is again ranked among the leading law firms this year and, according to JUVE, plays a role in “almost all relevant proceedings”. Once again, Gercke Wollschläger is listed as a Tier 1 law firm for white-collar criminal law (individual defense) and is also counted among the up-and-coming law firms in the area of corporate defense. Honor
09/2023 Award by FOCUS: Gercke Wollschläger “Top Law Firm” for Criminal Law This year, FOCUS again honors Gercke Wollschläger as a top law firm for criminal law. In addition, the magazine again ranks Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke and Dr. Andreas Grözinger among the “Top Lawyers for Criminal Law”. Honor
06/2023 Award by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers In 2023, Handelsblatt, in cooperation with Best Lawyers, again awards Prof. Dr. Gercke, Dr. Wollschläger, Dr. Leimenstoll, Dr. Stirner, Ms. Lieb and Dr. Grözinger and for the first time also Mr. Nosthoff-Horstmann as “Best Lawyers” in the field of criminal defense. Prof. Dr. Gercke and Dr. Grözinger are also among the best lawyers in criminal tax practice. In addition, Prof. Dr. Gercke is again among the best lawyers in the field of corporate governance & compliance practice. Honor