Dr. Astrid Lilie-Hutz


Admitted to the bar since 2010

Dr. Lilie-Hutz started her legal career with the study of law at the University of Mainz. Her practical studies took her, amongst others, to the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations - New York. During her legal clerkship she, inter alia, worked with the Chief Public Prosecutor’s office in Düsseldorf.

In 2007 Dr. Lilie-Hutz was appointed as a research associate at Knierim & Kollegen, and since 2010 she has been a lawyer at our lawfirm. Since 2016 she is partner at Knierim & Kollegen.

Furthermore she has been since 2010 Regional Adviser for the Forum of Young Lawyers for the Regional Court in Mainz.

Dr. Astrid Lilie-Hutz defends and advises companies and individual accused above all in commercial criminal law. Her areas of specialization are in banking and capital markets criminal law, corruption criminal law, penal proceedings for tax fraud and other tax offences, accusations of embezzlement and compliance. She appears for and accompanies witnesses and victims of criminal offenses and is working in consulting concerning pressing criminal charges. Lawyer Dr. Lilie-Hutz defended in several considerably criminal proceedings, amongst others in a trial against members of the managing board of a Land Bank because of falsification of balance sheet or in a trial against employees of an established German bank concerning accusations of a “CO² turnover tax merry-go-round”.

She is a member of the German Bar Association (DAV), the Criminal Law Working Group of the DAV, the Rheinhessen Association of Lawyers Mainz, and the Commercial Criminal Law Association (WisteV).

Moreover Dr. Lilie-Hutz has been since 2007 a contributor to Beck’s News Service of criminal law and since 2012 editor of NZWiSt.

Lawyer Dr. Lilie-Hutz has promoted in the field of criminal procedural law at the chair of Prof. Dr. Zopfs at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.

For publications and presentations, as well as contributions to Beck’s News Service of criminal law, please refer to our Publications page of this site.

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