Dr. Tobias Eggers
Lawyer | Partner
Specialist lawyer for criminal law
Certified Compliance Officer
Visiting lecturer at the University of Bielefeld
Tobias Eggers focusses on international cases of corruption, AML and capital market related offences. In those areas he has successfully defended board members and CEOs of some of the most prestigious companies in Germany (Banks, Car Industry, public officials...).
He leads the PARK's Compliance Unit and has wide experience in advising multinational companies on valid compliance measures.
Tobias teaches criminal law and criminal compliance at Bielefeld University and is actively involved in the scientific discussion in his field (see list of publications at park-wstr.de).
He founded the “SME expert commission” in 2019. A group that does scientific research on what adequate compliance measures are for SMEs (instead of huge conglomerates) and discusses new regulation on criminal responsibility of SMEs. Other members come from the chamber of commerce, from universities, SMEs and also a variety of advisers.
He serves as an Ombudsman for several corporations.
He is a “Certified Lawyer in Criminal Law”.
Tobias Eggers studied Law at the Universities of Münster (Germany) and Dundee (Scotland). When admitted to the bar in 2007 he worked at one of the leading law firms in the Ruhr region. In 2011 he joined PARK and is one of the partners of the Firm.
Tobias is a member of the German Bar Association, the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Association of German Defence Lawyers and member of Wistev (Association on White Collar Criminal Law).
Latest recognitions: Who‘sWhoLegal (Corporate Chapter, Business Crime Defense 2020/21) and Who‘sWhoLegal Germany 2020 consider him one of the leading business crime defense lawyers and top of his field. The LawyerRanking of Statista/BrandEins recognizes the firm in the highest category when it comes to Business Crime Defence. JUVE: “highly experienced practitioner who quickly finds solutions for complex problems”, “highly competent”, “excellent strategist”. The German publication “Kanzleien in Deutschland” (Guide about important Law Firms in Germany): Tobias Eggers is “more and more present in the German market”, “widely recognised expert”. He is recommended as TOP specialist by leading corporate counsel in Germany (Kanzleimonitor). Legal500 sees him in tier one of German's defense counsel (Legal500 EMEA 2020). German Wirtschaftswoche (2020) sees him as one of Germany's TOP lawyers for Criminal Compliance. . Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers (selected by peers for "The Best Lawyers in Germany 2020/21" (Criminal Defense)