Dorina Bruns | Munich | Hogan Lovells

Dorina Bruns

Counsel Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Languages

English, German

Bruns Dorina

Dorina Bruns
Bruns Dorina
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Dorina Bruns advises German and international clients from various industries on internal investigations and issues of corporate compliance. 

She assists clients on various issues of criminal liability including the support in the defense against criminal law charges in various countries. Dorina has experience with all aspects that relate to the implementation of internal investigations, including conducting interviews, fact-finding and the development of defense strategies. Moreover, she advises clients on submissions to criminal prosecutors and communications with the regulators. 

A further focus of her work is advising German and international clients as to the implementation of compliance requirements, including Business Partner Compliance. In this context Dorina also worked in the compliance departments of a globally operating DAX 40 company as well as of one of the worldwide leading aerospace and defense companies.

During her legal training at the Higher Regional Court Munich between 2009 and 2011, Dorina worked, inter alia, at the District Court of Kempten and the Public Prosecutor's Office of Kempten.

Representative experience

Advising a German DAX 40 company on an internal investigation regarding potential product liability, warranty, safety and criminal law issues in more than 50 countries.

Advising an insolvency administrator with regard to investigation and enforcement of potential claims against former board members and employees resulting from alleged bribery payments.

Advising a leading European retail company on a multi-jurisdictional internal investigation regarding potential tax and antitrust issues in various European countries.

Advising a leading consumer goods manufacturer on potential criminal law, product safety and civil law exposure due to allegedly health endangering substances in consumer products.

Advising a German DAX 40 company with regard to the admissibility of cash payments under the German Money Laundering Act.

Advising a German DAX 40 company with regard to the evaluation of the integrity of business partners of the client.

Advising a German DAX 40 company on internal compliance investigation in more than 50 countries worldwide including criminal law charges.

Credentials

Education
  • Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2011
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Augsburg, 2009

Recognition

Recognized in '40 under 40'

Global Investigations Review

2017
Recognized in 'Women in Investigations'

Global Investigations Review

2018
Compliance: Internal investigations, Germany, Recommended

Legal 500 EMEA

2020

Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

July 2023

Hogan Lovells Publications

October 2021