Kai Hart-Hoenig has many years of experience in advising both German and foreign companies on the prevention and management of risks caused by commercial and tax-related crime.
Kai Hart-Hoenig graduated with a doctorate degree from the University of Frankfurt am Main Law School in Germany in 1983. He is a member of the Bar in Frankfurt am Main.
Before setting up his own law firm, Kai Hart-Hoenig’s activities encompassed management of reorganisation projects for a major US multinational’s German subsidiary; assistant in the Criminal Law Institute of the Law Faculty of the University of Frankfurt am Main (chair of former vice-president of the German Federal Constitutional Court, Prof Dr Dr hc mult Winfried Hassemer); prosecution counsel at the prosecution’s office Frankfurt am Main in major criminal cases relating to corporate crime; partner in the law firms of Clifford Chance Pünder and Oppenhoff Rädler Linklaters & Alliance.
Kai Hart-Hoenig speaks regularly at international conferences and seminars and also lectures to various entities.
He is a member of the European Criminal Bar Association (vice chairman 2003 – 2008; chairman of Antitrust Working Group) as well as member of the German Bar Association, Deutsche Strafverteidiger, the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers, the German-American Lawyers Association, the International Criminal Law Association, the International Bar Association (inter alia Anti-Corruption Committee), Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e V and the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association.
He is also involved in legislative proceedings as an expert witness, inter alia those which are conducted by the EU Commission and the House of Lords.