Ario Dehghani
Counsel

Ario Dehghani is a counsel and Head of the Compliance and EU law practices of Redcliffe Partners. 

He has unparalleled experience of advising businesses on preventing, identifying, eliminating and mitigating compliance risks at both national and global levels. Ario specialises in advising clients on all types of compliance matters and in conducting internal investigations related to, amongst others, FCPA and UK Bribery Act issues. He also focuses on anti-bribery, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, data protection, regulatory and product compliance matters.

Ario’s track record includes a vast experience of over nine years with compliance due diligence, implementing and auditing internal compliance systems, conducting compliance investigations and delivering customised training for in-house compliance officers. His industry expertise includes advising global clients from the chemical, life science, electronic, IT, automotive, consumer goods and energy sectors. Ario has been admitted to practise law in Germany and the EU since 2008.

Before joining Redcliffe Partners, Ario practised law for over seven years with Hogan Lovells’ Munich office, where he focused on white collar, compliance and internal investigations.

Ario is a Co-Director of the Institute of German Law of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA), an interdisciplinary institution of comparative research with a focus on German and Ukrainian law. He provides courses on German private and public law and holds open lectures on Compliance and EU law topics.

Reputation

Ario is featured in Corporate and M&A practice by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017, a Ukrainian legal directory.

Education

    • Degree in law from Friedrich Schiller University Jena (First State Examination)
    • Bar exam of Higher District Court Cologne (Second State Examination)