Dr. Malte Cordes
Lawyer | Partner
Specialist lawyer for criminal law
Specialist lawyer for tax law
Certified advisor for criminal tax law
Visiting lecturer at the University of Münster
Dr. Malte Cordes advises and defends i. a. private clients in the field of white collar and tax crime cases (recently in a tax evasion case regarding VAT fraud, fraud and breach of trust at the regional courts in Frankfurt, Essen, Kassel and Kiel). Besides, his main practice area is consulting and representing companies on criminal law related issues, in particular also after accidents or major damage events (e. g. “Germanwings Crash“, “Bad Aibling Train Accident“). Moreover, he monitors internal corporate investigations – regularly with international ties.
Malte Cordes studied law focusing on Criminal Law and Criminal Law Procedure as well as Constitutional Law at the University of Bonn where he also received his doctoral degree. He was scholarship holder of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
After being admitted to the bar in 2009 Malte Cordes started working at Feigen · Graf where he was appointed as partner in 2014. Since 2015 Malte Cordes is Certified Lawyer for Criminal Law. In autumn 2018 Malte Cordes joined PARK | Wirtschaftsstrafrecht where he has been working as a partner.
Since winter semester 2021/2022 Malte Cordes is a visiting lecturer for white collar crime at the University of Münster.
Since 2022 he is also Certified Lawyer for Tax Law.
Malte Cordes is co-editor of the RWS-compendium “Executive board and supervisory board“ and regularly publishes articles in law journals on criminal law and regulatory offences law topics.
He is member of the Criminal Law Section of the Association of German Lawyers and the Association on White Collar Criminal Law. The independent law firm guide “JUVE“ considers him an frequently recommended lawyer for Criminal Law and Tax Criminal Law.