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Elke Wurster

Partner
Attorney-at-Law
Maîtrise en droit international
Certified Compliance Officer (univ.)

Elke Wurster is a highly experienced lawyer primarily specializing in compliance, antitrust and insolvency law, although her expertise also includes contract and commercial law. She advises and supports companies on all aspects of compliance, including establishment of compliance management systems, employee training, internal investigation of compliance issues, and also offers regular compliance counselling. Her particular legal expertise is in antitrust and anti-corruption law.

Elke not only represents her clients out of court, but regularly conducts litigation proceedings on their behalf in asserting or defending complex claims in different areas of commercial law.

Career
Since 2019Lecturer for compliance and data protection at FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management

Since 2018

Attorney-at-law (Partner) at Maiwald

2016-2017

Attorney-at-law

2012-2015

Director Legal & Compliance at Balfour Beatty Rail GmbH

2004-2012

Attorney-at-law at BRS Rödl & Partner in Paris and Taylor Wessing in Munich

Education

2016

Certified Compliance Officer (univ.)

2004

Admitted to the bar

2001-2003

Trainee lawyer in Stuttgart, Paris and Brussels

1995-2001

Studied law at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

1998-1999

Studied law at the Aix-Marseille Université

Services
  • Lawsuits
  • Drafting of contracts
  • Developing compliance management systems
  • Asserting and defending of antitrust damage claims
  • Antitrust proceedings
  • Asserting and defending of claims in insolvency proceedings or in insolvency-related situations
  • Conducting internal investigations
  • Handling of corporate law issues
  • Advising in criminal law investigations regarding economic offences
Publications
Memberships
  • Bar Association
  • Munich Antitrust Forum
  • Franco-German Business Club in Bavaria
  • DFJ
  • AEU
  • FIM (Women in Management)
Languages

German, French, English