Dr. Klaus Leipold
From 1975 to 1980 Dr. Leipold studied legal science at the Justus Liebig-Universität Gießen. In 1980 he did the first and in 1983 the second state examination. From 1981 to 1983 he worked as a graduate assistant for the chair in criminal law, criminal law proceedings and international criminal law of the University Gießen; from 1980 to 1983 he was additionally a doctorate student within the framework of a scholarship at the Max Planck Institute for foreign and international criminal law in Freiburg. From 1983 to 1984 Dr. Leipold was a research assistant at the University Freiburg. In 1986 Dr. Leipold finished his doctorate on “Unlawful leaving the scene of a traffic accident – An analysis comparing the laws of Austria, Switzerland and the Federal Republic of Germany“.
In 1985 Dr. Leipold was admitted to practice as a lawyer. Since then he has been working in the field of criminal law. In 1987 Dr. Leipold became a partner of the law firm. In 1995 he was appointed a lawyer specializing in criminal law.
Dr. Leipold is involved in the training of lawyers for the working group for criminal law of the German Lawyers’ Association, the German Lawyers’ Academy (Deutsche Anwaltsakademie), the Munich seminars for lawyers, the Munich lawyers’ association and the training of persons who have passed the first state examination at the higher regional court (Oberlandesgericht) Munich.
Dr. Leipold is recommended in several professional journals, e.g. in the JUVE guide business law firms 2017/2018 ("pragmatic and experienced"), belongs to Germany's top lawyers 2018 in the categories "corporate criminal law" and "tax law" according to the trade newspaper "Handelsblatt" and is registered as a top lawyer for criminal law in the news magazine "FOCUS" 2018 as well as in the reference book "Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence 2018 ("...depth of understanding in the field of business crime where he has specialised for over 30 years")".
Dr. Leipold was born in 1955 in Schlüchtern. He is married and has two children.