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ADVANT Beiten recruits Equity Partner for Compliance and White Collar Crime practice in Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf, 9 January 2023 – The international law firm ADVANT Beiten has expanded its Dusseldorf office at the turn of the year 2022/23, welcoming on board Dr Jochen Pörtge for the Compliance and White Collar Crime practice.

Pörtge has worked at Pinsent Masons before joining ADVANT Beiten as Equity Partner.

Jochen Pörtge advises his clients on issues of criminal compliance and risk and crisis management including corporate defense, particularly on measures to avoid corruption, money laundering prevention and on tax crime matters. He is considered a proven expert in advising on preventive compliance and regularly accompanies internal investigations. He has many years of expertise in the energy, healthcare and financial services sectors. Prior to joining Pinsent Mason in 2018, Jochen Pörtge has worked with the Clifford Chance criminal law team for eight years.

"We are pleased to have gained Jochen Pörtge, a recognised and established expert in the market, for our firm," says Philipp Cotta, Managing Partner of ADVANT Beiten, adding: "The areas Compliance and White Collar Crime are essential components of our full service advisory approach on a national and international level. In Jochen Pörtge, we have found an excellent partner who, with his professional and personal background, is a perfect match for us, and whose expertise will help us expand this area again."

Jochen Pörtge comments: "I am delighted to be able to integrate my key advisory areas corporate defence, criminal compliance and internal investigations strongly into the firm at ADVANT Beiten. Both nationally and internationally, ADVANT Beiten offers an ideal platform to develop existing and new business."

Media Contact
Frauke Reuther
Manager Kommunikation
+49 (69) 75 60 95 - 570

Philipp Cotta
Managing Partner
+49 (89) 3 50 65 – 1342


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