Dorina Bruns

Dorina Bruns


Email [email protected]​

Phone +49 89 290 12 0

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

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.

Awards and recognitions


Recognized in '40 under 40'
Global Investigations Review


Recognized in 'Women in Investigations'
Global Investigations Review


Compliance: Internal investigations, Germany, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2011

First State Exam in Law, University of Augsburg, 2009

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.

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