Maximilian Müller, LL.M.

Max is a partner at Beukelmann Müller Partner, one of Germany’s leading criminal law boutique firms. He was predestined to specialise in international and cross-border matters after his academic education in Switzerland, Mexico, Ireland and Germany where he qualified as a lawyer. While he started his career gaining extensive forensic experience in all areas of criminal law, he now is a renowned specialist in business and tax criminal law. Max is an experienced and supportive counsel and provides strategic, sensible and practicable advice in both national and international cases. He represents, defends and strategically advises individuals, corporations and their management level. Max is an Accredited Specialist Lawyer in Criminal Law and a Certified Consultant for Tax Criminal Law (DAA) and is ranked as a top-tier in all relevant directories in Germany.

He provides counsel in fluent German, English, Spanish and French.



“vast experience in representing international corporations and financial institutions in criminal law and criminal tax law proceedings.”

“He is easy to work with, communicative, willing to share his expertise and offers strategic advice.”





Dr. Florian Ufer

Dr. Florian Ufer is lawyer and named partner at UFER SCHARF.

Criminal defence and its strategy are his great passion. In the interest of his clients, the quiet settlement of charges outside the public is regularly the primary objective.

Dr Florian Ufer acts as defence counsel across Germany as well as in Europe and the USA. He advises in German, English and French and speaks Italian and Spanish. In 2017 he co-founded the international network Global Criminal Law Counsel (GCLC).

Dr Florian Ufer has years of experience as a practicing attorney in all fields of criminal law both in and outside the court room. He is vastly experienced in advising on and coordinating complex transnational investigation proceedings in various jurisdictions across the world. He advises and defends national and international companies and their decision makers in all aspects of commercial criminal law and criminal tax law as well as in administrative fine proceedings and in all criminal law aspects of internal investigations and civil proceedings.

He is currently advising and defending, inter alia, car manufacturer Mercedes Benz AG in the investigation proceedings led by the Stuttgart Public Prosecutor into the so-called “diesel scandal”, the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in proceedings concerning the advice given in connection to cum/ex trades, the main accused entrepreneur in the so-called mask scandals involving members of parliament Nüßlein and Sauter, attorneys, managers and board members in the so-called “VW emissions scandal” or regarding Siemens AG’s alleged breach of the Crimea embargo, as well as FC Bayern München.


“Quick thinking, effektive and always to the point.”


“He is able to provide the necessary focus in the most challenging of cases.”