Stefan Dinkhoff
Attorney at Law / Solicitor

Areas of practice

  • Foreign Trade Law
  • International Economic Law
  • Export Controls
  • U.S.-(Re)Export Control Law and -Embargoes
  • International Trade Contracts
  • International Distribution Contracts
  • International Licensing and Know-How Contracts


  • DE German
  • US English


Stefan Dinkhoff was born in 1971 in Steinfurt, Germany. He studied law from 1992 to 1997, initially at the University of Münster, then specializing in European Law and International Economic Law at the corresponding Chair of the University of Cologne. After completing his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf in 2000 he worked as in-house counsel and German publishing director at the international legal publishers LexisNexis and Wolters Kluwer and one of the leading German publishers for tax and business law NWB Verlag.

Stefan Dinkhoff speaks English and completed the German Bar Institute both courses for specialist lawyers in International Economic Law and in Administrative Law with certificate. Since 2013 he advises within the MÖLLENHOFF Rechtsanwälte team in the area of Foreign Trade Law, especially Export Controls, as well as International Economic Law, in particular International Authorized Dealer and Commercial Agent Contracts. Another focal point of his practice is to advice our clients in cases of Customs Law.

He is Member of the German Bar Association for International Economic Law (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht) and the German Tax Law Association (DStJG).

Book Publications

  • Möllenhoff/Dinkhoff, Das Arbeits- und Organisationshandbuch Ein Workbook für den Exportkontrollbeauftragten mit rechtlichen Hilfestellungen und konkreten Vorlagen, ISBN 978-3-8462-0640-9, 2017, 2017, ca. 250 Seiten, Bundesanzeiger Verlag