Dr. Carsten Bormann
M.Jur. (Oxford)

Public Law / RegulatoryForeign TradeComplianceAerospace and Defence

Dr. Carsten Bormann<br/>M.Jur. (Oxford)


Carsten Bormann advises and represents national and international clients on all questions concerning public / regulatory law and foreign trade.

His work includes, in particular, advice to international companies in the context of foreign direct investment screenings. Further areas of his expertise are export control and sanctions law, with an additional focus on the development and implementation of compliance structures.

Furthermore, Carsten Bormann advises companies on the risks of criminal offences and  provides accompanying legal support during internal investigations and external criminal and summary proceedings.

Carsten Bormann also has diverse experience in advising regulated industries.


Carsten Bormann has been a lawyer at Oppenhoff since 2022. He studied law at the University of Bonn, specialising in European and international law, and at the University of Oxford (Magister Juris). During his legal training, Carsten Bormann worked in, among others, the business division of the German Federal Ministry of Defence and the Federal Ministry of the Interior. Before transferring to Oppenhoff, he was a desk officer at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, working in the Public Security division, and a lawyer in the regulatory practice group atHengeler Mueller.


Dr. Carsten Bormann
M.Jur. (Oxford)

Junior PartnerAttorney

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