Stephan Müller

Partner – Oppenhoff & Partner

Stephan is a partner of Oppenhoff. In 1996 he was a Foreign Associate with Lovells in London. From 2001 to 2007 he was a partner at Oppenhoff & Rädler / Linklaters LLP. He studied law at the University of Bonn. From 2014-2018, he was Vice-Chair of the International Sales Subcommittee on Export Controls, Sanctions and Anti-Corruption of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Stephan Müller heads the Oppenhoff firm’s public law practice group (which focuses on foreign trade law as well as environmental, public procurement and antitrust law). Stephan specialises in export control law, sanctions, and compliance with a focus on the areas of anti-corruption, money laundering, and internal investigations. His advice is particularly sought after in crisis situations. He has special experience in developing and implementing compliance structures. He also advises his clients in permission proceedings or before the administrative courts.

Mr. Müller speaks at national and international conferences and has published articles on many aspects of export controls. The JUVE handbook on German ­commercial law firms has identified him as a “leading name” in his field of expertise for many years now.