Carolin Püschel LL.B.

Certified Compliance Officer

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Carolin Püschel, LL.B. advises and defends companies and individuals in all areas of commercial and criminal tax law. A second focus of her work is advising companies on all compliance issues, in particular on questions of corruption prevention and whistleblower systems. She works in the firm's criminal tax law and compliance practice groups.

During her law studies at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and at Santa Clara University (School of Law) in California (USA), Carolin Püschel specialized in the areas of commercial and criminal tax law. In addition to the First State Examination in Law, she also obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree (Legum Baccalaureus - LL.B.), which at Bucerius Law School requires, among other things, the successful completion of business, economics and English-language (legal) examinations.

After her studies and parallel to her legal clerkship, Carolin Püschel worked as a research assistant at a chair for general criminal law, white-collar criminal law and philosophy of law (Bucerius Law School), in a medium-sized law firm specializing in white-collar criminal law and in two large law firms in the areas of white-collar criminal law, antitrust law and compliance.

During her legal clerkship, which Carolin Püschel completed in the district of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, she also focused on commercial and criminal tax law. Among other things, she completed a training period in the department for general commercial criminal matters at the Hamburg public prosecutor's office and at the tax office for audit services and criminal matters in Hamburg. She spent one of her other training periods at the German Embassy in Singapore.

A second focus of Carolin Püschel's work is in the area of compliance. Since 2014, she has been involved in the monthly Compliance news service published by C.H.Beck, of which she has been co-editor since 2021. In 2019, she furthermore successfully completed the "Bucerius Compliance Officer" training and certificate course.

Before joining PARK | Wirtschaftsstrafrecht., Carolin Püschel worked as a lawyer in a medium-sized law firm in Hamburg specializing in commercial and criminal tax law for several years. This also included representing and advising individuals and companies in dawn raid situations, internal investigations and special banking audits in accordance with the German Banking Act.

Carolin Püschel has been working as a lawyer at PARK | Wirtschaftsstrafrecht since February 2024. At the same time, she is working on her doctorate at Bucerius Law School.

Carolin Püschel is a member of the Deutsche Strafverteidiger e. V. (DStV), the Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. (WisteV), the AG Strafrecht im Deutschen AnwaltVerein e.V. (DAV) and the Juristinnen im Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht e.V. (JuWiSt).