Founder and Content Curator CEJ

Prof. Dr. Hendrik Schneider

Hendrik Schneider was the head of the department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminology, Juvenile Law, and Sentencing at the University of Leipzig Faculty of Law.
After 14 years of academic teaching he requested to be released of his academic duties to dedicate himself exclusively to legal practice and his clients. Hendrik Schneider advises and defends clients in matters of general business and medical criminal law.

Additionally, he acts as a compliance consultant with particular emphasis on the healthcare industry, including risk analysis, development and implementation of internal guidelines, change management, employee training, and sustainable protection. For detailed information click » here.

His recent research focuses on corporate crime, corporate criminology, and compliance. In 2012, he founded the innovative virtual education program, Compliance Elliance, which joined forces with » LawWithoutWalls to form LWOW X Compliance. He has been recognized for excellence in higher education as a result of the success of Compliance Elliance. Moreover, he is one of the founders and content curators of Compliance Elliance Journal.

After his initial legal studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Dr. Schneider successfully completed the First and Second State Exams, which is the German equivalent to the US Bar qualification system. In 1996, he began his practice in criminal law, which he continues to this day. Furthermore, Dr. Schneider holds a PhD in law and has finished his habilitation.
He has taught at the University of Mainz and has been holding the Chair of Criminal Law and Procedure et al. at the Faculty of Law at University of Leipzig until 2020.

The Corporation as Victim of White Collar Crime: Results from a Study of German Public and Private Companies, International and Comparative Law Review 2015, p. 171-205

The Enterprise in Testudo Formation. The Protection Zone of Legal Privilege in German and US Penal Law, CEJ 2017, Volume 3, Number 1, p. 43-62

Cognitive Dissonance as a Prevention Strategy, CEJ 2017, Volume 3, Number 2, p. 18-33