Mareike Heesing > Oppenhoff > Cologne, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Oppenhoff
KONRAD-ADENAUER-UFER 23
50668 COLOGNE
Germany

Work Department

IT Law and Data Protection, Foreign Trade, Public Law/Regulatory, Aerospace and Defence

Position

Mareike Heesing is a partner of Oppenhoff. Mareike Heesing focuses on advice to national and international high-technology enterprises. In particular, she assists them with project contracts, foreign investment control (FIC) procedures and on questions concerning export control and sanctions.
She has special expertise in the structuring of contracts for multinational procurement projects in the aviation and aerospace sector.

Career

Mareike Heesing has been a lawyer at Oppenhoff since 2017. From 2016 to 2017 she worked in France as a legal advisor in the corporate management of Airbus.

Languages

German, English, French

Memberships

Mareike Heesing is a member of the German-French lawyers’ association (Juristen des deutschen und französischen Rechts (J.D.F.R.) e.V.)

Education

She studied law at Cologne University and at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris (LL.M.) with a focus on international commercial law. She also has the additional French qualification of Maîtrise en Droit.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Handels- und Vertriebsrecht > Außenwirtschaftsrecht

Unternehmen, Logistikdienstleister und Finanzinstitute wenden sich in Fragen des Außenhandels an Oppenhoff. Zum Beratungsspektrum der Sozietät zählen Exportkontrolle, Wirtschaftssanktionen und Embargos sowie das internationale Vertragsrecht. Darüber hinaus unterstützt man Mandanten bei Fragen des Investitionsschutzes sowie des WTO- und Verbrauchsteuerrechts und vertritt sie in Straf- und Bußgeldverfahren vor Behörden und Gerichten. Die Leitung der Praxisgruppe fällt Stephan Müller zu, der neben Exportkontrolle und Sanktionen Kompetenzen in Compliance mit Schwerpunkten auf Antikorruption, Antigeldwäsche und internen Ermittlungen besitzt. Heiko Höfler überzeugt in Angelegenheiten des EU-Beihilferechts und den Sektoren Sicherheit und Verteidigung, während Holger Hofmann an M&A-Transaktionen und Genehmigungsverfahren beteiligt ist. Die Schnittstelle zur Digitalisierung, besonders die Beratung von Hochtechnologieunternehmen bei außenwirtschaftsrechtlichen Investitionsprüfungen, fallen in die Expertise von Junior Partnerin Mareike Heesing.

Germany > Trade and distribution > Foreign trade law

Companies, logistics service providers and financial institutions regularly instruct Oppenhoff on foreign trade matters. The firm’s advisory offer includes export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes as well as international contract law. Further core topics are investment protection as well as WTO and consumption tax law and clients’ representation in criminal and administrative fine proceedings before the authorities and courts. The practice group is headed by Stephan Müller, who, in addition to export controls and sanctions, has expertise in compliance with a focus on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and internal investigations. Heiko Höfler excels in matters relating to EU state aid law and the security and defence sectors, while Holger Hofmann is active in M&A transactions and approval procedures. The interface to digitisation, especially advising high-tech companies on foreign trade law investment audits, falls within the expertise of junior partner Mareike Heesing.