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Andreas Richter

Andreas Richter

POELLATHAn der Welle 3FrankfurtGermany60322

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Private Client 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Richter at POELLATH is an “outstanding lawyer” who has experience advising private clients on domestic and international tax law as well as a range of family matters. 

Biography

Dr Andreas Richter, LLM, is a partner and a former member of the management board at POELLATH.

He has outstanding experience in business and wealth succession, estate planning, legal and tax structuring of private wealth and family offices, corporate governance for family-owned businesses, expatriation taxation and charities, as well as in trust and foundation law.

Some of Germany’s leading family offices, family businesses and foundations, as well as their peers abroad, form the client base for Andreas’s work as a legal and tax adviser. Clients in common law jurisdictions often engage Andreas due to his background in English law (BA Hons, Trinity College, Cambridge) and US law (LLM, Yale Law School).

He is listed in domestic and international rankings as one of the leading lawyers in his practice areas. Among others, Who’s Who Legal lists Andreas as one of two “Thought Leaders” in Germany for Private Client and Chambers ranks Andreas as the leading expert in Tier 1 in its current HNW Guide.

Andreas is the managing director of the Berlin Tax Policy Forum (Berliner Steuergespräche), chairman of the executive board of the postgraduate programme ‘Inheritance Law & Business Succession’ at the University of Muenster/Westphalia and Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He serves as a member on boards of family offices, foundations and family businesses and acts as executor.

Andreas is the editor of the leading German compendium on foundations and trusts and related tax issues. He also is the author and editor of numerous other publications, commentaries and compendiums, in particular on family offices, foundation law, business succession and all tax-related matters.

National Leader

Germany - Private Client 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Richter is lauded by peers as “an outstanding private client lawyer” in the domestic market. His practice spans international tax law, family offices, trusts and company succession issues. 

Biography

Dr Andreas Richter, LLM, is a partner and a former member of the management board at POELLATH. He has outstanding experience in business and wealth succession, estate planning, legal and tax structuring of private wealth and family offices, corporate governance for family-owned businesses, expatriation taxation and charities, as well as in trust and foundation law.

Some of Germany’s leading family offices, family businesses and foundations, as well as their peers abroad, form the client base for Andreas’s work as a legal and tax adviser. Clients in common law jurisdictions often engage Andreas due to his background in English law (BA Hons, Trinity College, Cambridge) and US law (LLM, Yale Law School).

He is listed in domestic and international rankings as one of the leading lawyers in his practice areas. Among others, Who’s Who Legal lists Andreas as one of two “Thought Leaders” in Germany for Private Client and Chambers ranks Andreas as the leading expert in Tier 1 in its current HNW Guide.

Andreas is the managing director of the Berlin Tax Policy Forum (Berliner Steuergespräche), chairman of the executive board of the postgraduate programme ‘Inheritance Law & Business Succession’ at the University of Muenster/Westphalia and Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He serves as a member on boards of family offices, foundations and family businesses and acts as executor.

Andreas is the editor of the leading German compendium on foundations and trusts and related tax issues. He also is the author and editor of numerous other publications, commentaries and compendiums, in particular on family offices, foundation law, business succession and all tax-related matters.

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