Dr. Saleh R. Ihwas

Associate

Born 1985

Admitted to the bar since 2015

Dr. Ihwas studied law at the University of Trier with a major in white collar crime, criminology and European criminal law. After his studies he worked as an academic assistant at the chair of criminal law at the University of Trier, held by Professor Dr. Mark A. Zöller. During this time, he received his doctoral degree on the subject of “Law enforcement in the Social Network Services”.

Afterwards Dr. Ihwas completed his legal clerkship within the district of the Higher Regional Court Koblenz. Furthermore, he was an assistant at the chair of Professor Dr. Mark A. Zöller as well as at the Institute for German and European Criminal Procedure Law and Police Law (ISP).

Upon his admission as a lawyer in 2015 he was working in a law firm in Wiesbaden that specializes in white collar crime and tax criminal law. Since 2018 Dr. Ihwas is working at Knierim & Kollegen in Mainz.

Dr. Ihwas defends and advises individuals as well as companies in cases regarding white collar crime. He defended a member of the supervisory board of a stock company, who was being accused of embezzlement, and a certified public accountant, who was being accused of a violation of reporting obligations in relation to the insolvency of a major drugstore-company. He also specializes in internal investigations. Furthermore Dr. Ihwas advises individuals and companies regarding IT-Outsourcing and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), especially persons who are bound by professional secrecy. Dr. Ihwas is a certified data protection officer (TÜV NORD).

He is a member of the German Bar Association (DAV), the Criminal Law Section of the German Bar Association as well as the Association to promote the Institute for German and European Criminal Procedure Law and Police Law (ISP) at the University of Trier.

Since 2018 Dr. Ihwas is a contributor to Beck’s News Service of criminal law, please refer to our Publications page of this site.

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