Christian Heuking was admitted to the bar in 1998. Before the HEUKING · VON COELLN law firm’s establishment, he worked as a lawyer and in a corporate managerial capacity.
After studying in Saarbrücken and Bonn and completing his practical professional training in the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court district, he initially joined a national law firm in Düsseldorf specialising in corporate crime law. Public commercial law, public procurement law, energy law and antitrust law were among his fields of activity. From there, he moved to a group energy supply company in Northern Germany where he headed the legal department. As head of the legal department, he was responsible for legal assistance during committee meetings and was himself a member of various supervisory boards of mixed-economy companies in the energy sector and the waste disposal sector. He was also the Compliance Officer. From this position he returned to Düsseldorf in 2011, where he worked as a partner in a large law firm in the area of corporate crime law until 2013.
Due to his special theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of corporate crime law, the Düsseldorf Bar Association awarded him the title “Criminal Law Specialist” and the German Criminal Defence Lawyers Association awarded him the title “Certified Corporate Crime Law Advocate (DSV)”.
In 2019, WirtschaftsWoche awarded Christian Heuking the title of Top Corporate Crime Lawyer.
Christian Heuking acts as ombudsman for various private and public law companies. He also regularly publishes and lectures on topics related to corporate crime.