Dr iur. Gabriele Maluga, a founding Director and Company Secretary of Janssen + Maluga Legal, brings two decades’ experience successfully negotiating, litigating or mediating corporate matters on behalf of corporate claimants and defendants as well as representing individuals as victims of catastrophic accidents. Before founding JML she worked in project finance for major US and British Law firms around the world. In addition, she is an accredited specialist for German Criminal Defence. Gabriele wrote her Doctor thesis in criminal law and criminal procedural law on the topic of undercover agents, with a specific focus on decisions of the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR).

Holding a practising certificate as a Rechtsanwältin (German Lawyer) as well as a solicitor in Western Australia, she advises under both German and Australian law.

The main emphasis of her advisory work is on (international) catastrophic injury cases (cross-border cases Germany/Australia), (international) commercial law and German and EU criminal law.

Her corporate experience is based on her involvement as the Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.) of an international stainless-steel trading company as well as holding different management positions in other commercial entities for over 20 years.

She was a long-standing elected member of the Executive Committee of the Union des Avocats Européens (U.A.E. – European Lawyers Association), Luxembourg, and served from 2007 to 2014 as the elected President of the delegation North-West of the Federal Republic of Germany of the U.A.E..  Since 2017 Gabriele serves as an elected Board Member of the Western Australian-German Business Association (WAGBA) in Perth.

Gabriele is the author and co-author of publications on various issues of Commercial, Criminal and European law.

As of 12 June 2019, Gabriele holds the position of Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany in Perth for the State of Western Australia.

Languages: German, English, French (fair)

Bar Admissions
Rechtsanwältin - Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf, Germany
Solicitor – Legal Practice Board of Western Australia, Perth

Union des Avocats Européens (U.A.E.) (European Lawyers Union), Luxembourg;
European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA), London, United Kingdom;
Working group Criminal Law of the DAV (German Association of Lawyers);
Law Society of Western Australia, Perth;
Criminal Lawyers’ Association, Perth, Western Australia;
German-Korean Business Association (DKW) e.V., Hannover/Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Western Australian-German Business Association (WAGBA), Perth, Australia (Patron)

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