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Foundations & Private Clients

from private foundations to inheritance law

More money – more worries? It doesn’t have to be that way. With decades of consulting experience, an understanding of family dynamics and interdisciplinary approaches, we advise and support you in planning and developing solutions tailored to your needs for the transfer of your business or other assets, even in cross-border situations and in contentious matters.

Areas of specialization:

  • Estate planning, including intergenerational wealth transfer concepts
  • Succession planning for entrepreneurs
  • Syndicate contracts and family constitutions
  • Formation and management of private and charitable foundations
  • Restructuring of existing foundations, amendment of foundation declarations, sub-foundations
  • Representation and advice in proceedings concerning control of foundation assets by beneficiaries of an elective share or in connection with divorce
  • Advice on foundation law issues, including representation in foundation law proceedings, such as proceedings for the provision of information, dismissal of foundation board members, liability issues
  • Philanthropy and the establishment of charitable foundations
  • Advice in matters of inheritance law, taking into account international inheritance law
  • Establishment of testamentary dispositions
  • Representation in probate disputes
  • Administration and execution of complex estates
The team advises on wills, foundations and charitable trusts as well as tax matters. The team also advises with regard to disputes concerning foundations.