Johannes Makepeace

Johannes Makepeace


Email johanne[email protected]​

Phone +49 89 290 12 0

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesGerman, English

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Johannes Makepeace advises national and international clients on white-collar crime and compliance issues.

His practice includes the organization and conduct of internal investigations, often in connection with investigations by public prosecutors.

During his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg, Johannes Makepeace already worked for us in Munich and Washington, D.C. After his Second State Exam in Law, Johannes Makepeace initially worked as a research assistant and lecturer for criminal law at the University of Regensburg. Parallel to working as an associate, he is currently completing his Ph.D. in criminal procedural law.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2019

First State Exam in Law, University of Regensburg, 2016


Munich Bar Association

Representative experience

Advising various major companies from the automotive industry on compliance topics and large scale internal investigations.

Advising a global provider of automotive products in the review of its internal processes, among others on compliance related topics.

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

Advising a global biotech and pharmaceutical company in connection with an internal investigation regarding compliance related topics.