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Bernhardt Law Office

​베른하트 법률사무소

"Do not expect people to be good, but prevent them from doing bad things."

Han Fei (韓非子)

280 - 233 B.C. 


Attorney at Law (Germany) and Owner of the Law Office

As founder and owner of the Law Office, Martin Bernhardt advises his clients since 2011 as an independent lawyer mainly in the field of business law. Besides his studies at the Free University of Berlin and the Seoul National University he acquired many years of professional expertise in Korea and Japan, comprising legal training at the Supreme Court of Korea including the High Court if Seoul, the Administrative Court of Seoul and the National Judicial Research & Training Institute of Korea in Ilsan as well as practice at the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Seoul and at the Tokyo office of a major international law firm. During his legal clerkship at the High Court of Berlin he practiced at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany (Auswärtiges Amt), the department for organized crime at the public prosecuter´s office of Berlin and a Japanese law firm in Tokyo which is specialized in cross border transactions between Japan and Korea. In 2012 he was appointed as the corporation lawyer of the embassy of the Republic of Korea and in 2018 as corporation lawyer of the embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Germany.


Martin Bernhardt advises his clients in German, English, Korean and Japanese.


Attorney at Law (Germany)/ Associate Lawyer

Magdalena Bernhardt was born in Poland and studied law at the Free University of Berlin. In 2012 she successfully passed the 2nd legal state exam in the jursidiction of the High Court if Berlin. Her professional legal experience comprises stations in a German law firm specialized on international clients, Polish law firms in Wroclaw and Swidnica, the Film Promotional Agency of Berlin and the public Polish TV station TVP in Wroclaw. Since 2015 she uses her multi-cultural background and strong expertise in the field of art and creative sciences in our law firm and is entrusted with the consultation of our international clients in the fields of civil, administrative and immigration law.


She speaks Polish, German and English.

Desca Putra Yana

Freelancer at Kanzlei Bernhardt / Advokat (Indonesia)

Desca Putra Yana is an Indonesian Advokat with practice area-expertise in construction, finance, banking, investment, labor, civil, contract, constitutional, and administrative law. Desca is specialized in Indonesian Law as well as European and International business law.


Prior working with Martin Bernhardt, Desca worked in a financial technology company served as primary corporate legal officer to manage negotiation, contract drafting, closing transaction, and corporate restructuring in regards with regulatory compliance.


In addition to his experience in corporate law, Desca represented Indonesian State-Owned Enterprises as subject matter expert in managing contract negotiation, general procurement, corporate law, and project and infrastructure.


He speaks Indonesian, English and German


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