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Elke Wurster



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.

Since 2019
Lecturer for compliance and data protection at FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management
Since 2018
Attorney-at-law (Partner) at Maiwald
Director Legal & Compliance at Balfour Beatty Rail GmbH
Attorney-at-law at BRS Rödl & Partner in Paris and Taylor Wessing in Munich

Certified Compliance Officer (univ.)
Admitted to the bar
Trainee lawyer in Stuttgart, Paris and Brussels
Studied law at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen
Studied law at the Aix-Marseille Université

  • 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

  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers "Germany's Best Lawyers" 2021

  • Bar Association
  • Munich Antitrust Forum
  • Franco-German Business Club in Bavaria
  • DFJ
  • AEU
  • FIM (Women in Management)

  • German
  • French
  • English