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Dr Jasmin Hense

Senior Associate

Jasmin advises and represents companies from various industries in all areas of white-collar crime and criminal compliance.

Her expertise covers matters relating to corruption, embezzlement, fraud, cybercrime, and tax evasion. In addition, Jasmin regularly provides advice in the fields of anti-money laundering law, economic and financial sanctions regulations, ESG and whistleblower protection.

Her practice focuses on defending clients in complex criminal and administrative offence proceedings. Jasmin has also extensive experience in conducting cross-border internal investigations. Further, she assists companies in the implementation and improvement of compliance management systems, and regularly conducts compliance due diligences in cross-border and domestic M&A transactions.

Jasmin has been recognised by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in their list of "Ones to Watch in Germany™" for her expertise in Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice (Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2024).


Representative matters

An international real-estate project development company in cross-border criminal proceedings into allegations of tax evasion conducted by a German Public Prosecutor’s Office.
An internal investigation for a global financial services group into cum/ex transactions against the background of criminal proceedings conducted by a German Public Prosecutor’s Office.
A cross-border internal investigation for a listed global medical technology and healthcare company into allegations of balance sheet manipulation in multiple group companies.
An international traffic and mobility company on the design and implementation of a comprehensive compliance management system, including in respect of a code of conduct, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing, and sanctions issues.
A European private equity company in the context of acquisitions of companies in the infrastructure, transport and technology sectors, including the analysis of corruption, money laundering and economic sanctions risks.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Regional Representative Frankfurt of Juristinnen im Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht e.V.
  • Member of Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V.



Rechtsanwältin, Germany, 2020


Second State Exam, Law, Germany, 2020

Dr iur, Law, University of Frankfurt, Germany, 2019

First State Exam, Law, Germany, 2015  

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.