Niklas Hofmeister

Niklas Hofmeister

Business Lawyer

Email [email protected]​

Phone +49 40 419 93 0

Fax +49 40 419 93 200

LanguagesGerman, English

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Niklas Hofmeister acts for clients in the area of Investigations, White Collar and Fraud. His main focus is on compliance matters and internal investigations. He has specific expertise in conducting interviews, IT forensics as well as in the field of project management.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Niklas had been working at one of the Big Four in Hamburg advising on corpate law matters.

Niklas studied corporate and business law at Leuphana University of Luneburg as well as at University of Oldenburg with focus on Economics and Law. In his Master's thesis, he dealt with Compliance requirements for small and medium-sized businesses in Germany. During a semester abroad Niklas studied Fraud Examination in the US.

Education and admissions


Master of Arts (M.A.), Economics and Corporate Law, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, 2018

Study Abroad, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, 2016

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Corporate and Business Law, Leuphana University of Luneburg, 2014

Representative experience

Conducting an internal investigation for a financial institution regarding possible unlawful conduct of corporate bodies and employees in relation to Cum/Ex-Investments.

Advising a major company from the automotive industry on compliance topics and large scale internal investigations.

Advising an international company in the food industry on an internal investigation around potential violations of EU and US sanctions law.


Advising a globally acting company on internal investigations and preparation of defense in potential criminal proceedings.


Supporting an internal investigation of a financial services company regarding money laundering allegations.