Dr. Cora Keller

Dr. Cora Keller



Executive summary


Dr. Cora Keller is a lawyer at BDO Legal. She is a member of the Compliance practice group.

Her work focuses on the (further) development of compliance management systems, in particular in the areas of anti-corruption, conflicts of interest, anti-discrimination, antitrust law and export control. In addition to providing legal compliance advice, she also acts as an external compliance officer for companies. She also supports companies in setting up and operating whistleblower systems and, if required, acts as an external ombudsperson. 

Cora Keller studied law in Göttingen, Edinburgh and Bonn. She completed her doctorate in Bonn on the subject of "The development of divorce law in the 20th century". 

Before joining BDO Legal, she worked in major international law firms in Hamburg and as a compliance officer in a Hamburg shipping company. 

In her free time, she regularly goes jogging, enjoys playing tennis and is passionate about skiing.


  • Service providers
  • Machinery and plant engineering
  • Real estate and construction
  • Automotive 
  • Health care industry
  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Logistics & maritime industries
  • Public sector


  • Legal Risk Assessment 
  • Development and support of compliance management systems 
  • Compliance trainings
  • Internal investgations
  • Development of whistleblower systems 
  • Assumption of ombudsman functions