Dr. Schiller passed his first State examination in 1972 at Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt Main. Between 1972 and 1975 he was a research assistant at the chair for criminal law at Frankfurt am Main University (Prof. Dr. Klaus Lüderssen).
In 1975 he was awarded his doctorate following his thesis titled »Grundprobleme einer empirisch strukturierten Strafgesetzgebung« (Underlying problems of an empirically-structured legislation). Since 1976, Dr. Schiller has been working as a lawyer in Frankfurt Main, and until January 31, 2019 as a notary public at the Frankfurt Main Higher Regional Court, including the administrative district Frankfurt Main.
Various publications followed in specialist journals, compendiums, commemerative bulletins and lecture collections. In 2014, the commemerative bulletin for Wolf Schiller was published on the occasion of his 65th birthday.
Dr. Schiller, in his capacity as a lawyer, is viewed as a competent liaison for German and international companies as well as renowned banking institutions when it comes to sensitive issues.
Dr. Lilie studied law at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and spent her practical studies at the Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations in New York. Dr. Lilie received her doctoral degree from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.
Since 2010, she has been working as a lawyer in commercial criminal law and defends and advises individual defendants as well as companies. She focuses on banking and capital market criminal law, corruption offences, tax fraud and compliance issues. She also represents witnesses and victims of criminal offences. Dr. Lilie has defended several cases, including a case against the directors of a Landesbank for falsification of balance sheets and a case against employees of a large German bank in connection with tax fraud allegations (“CO2 sales tax carousel”).
Dr. Lilie is a member and regional representative of the Young Attorneys Forum at the regional court of Mainz since 2010. In 2018, she was elected to the board of the Rheinhessische Association of Lawyers Mainz e.V. Dr. Lilie is also a member of the German Bar Association (DAV), the Criminal Law Section of the German Bar Association, and the Commercial Criminal Law Association (WisteV).
In addition, Dr. Lilie was a permanent author of the C.H. Beck Criminal Law Service from 2007 to 2020 as well as a member of the editorial board of the “Neue Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsstrafrecht, Steuerstrafrecht und Unternehmensstrafrecht” (NZWiSt) from 2012 to 2018. Since 2019 she is a co-publisher of NZWiSt. Furthermore she is managing director of the German Centre for Economic Criminal Law (DZWiSt) since 2015.
Dr. Ihwas studied law at the University of Trier. After his studies he worked as an academic assistant at the chair of criminal law at the University of Trier, held by Professor Dr. Mark A. Zöller. During this time, he received his doctoral degree on the subject of “Law enforcement in the Social Network Services”.
Dr. Ihwas works in the fields of (criminal) data protection law as well as criminal law concerning the internet. He represents companies and individuals in the event of infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Dr. Ihwas is a certified external data protection officer (TÜV NORD).
Dr. Ihwas defends and advises individuals as well as companies in cases regarding white collar crime. He advises companies especially in the implementation of internal investigations.
He is a member of the German Bar Association (DAV), the Criminal Law Section of the German Bar Association, the Young Attorneys Forum, the Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung (WisteV) and the German hub of commercial criminal law (DZWiSt). He is a member the board of the Association to promote the Institute for German and European Criminal Procedure Law and Police Law (ISP) at the University of Trier since 2019.