Domestic and international Tax Law, Family-owned Companies and Family Offices, Cross-border Estate Structuring, including Trusts, Asset and Company Succession, Domestic and Foreign Foundations, Governance in family-owned Companies, Shareholder Agreements and Shareholder Disputes

 Video lecture: Familienstiftungen erleben eine Renaissance - siehe Aldi, Lidl und Co.


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  • Joined P+P in 2001
  • Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law
  • Chairman of the Executive Board of the postgraduate course "Business Succession Inheritance Law Asset Management" (www.uni-muenster-llm.de)
  • Mandates on boards and advisory boards of foundations and family offices
  • Interim director of the Institute for Foundation Law at the Bucerius Law School (2006-2007)
  • Managing director of the Berliner Steuergespräche e.V. (www.berlinersteuergespraeche.de)
  • Practice at a major international law firm in New York (1996-1997)
  • Studied law in Konstanz, Cambridge (M.A., 1998), Hamburg, Yale (LL.M.; 1996), Regensburg (Ph.D.; 2000)
  • Born 1967