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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Richter is a well-recognised practitioner in the market who is distinguished for his expert handling of the structuring of family offices and private wealth, and estate planning.

Biography

Dr Andreas Richter, LLM, is a partner and a former member of the management board at P+P Pöllath + Partners. 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: Germany 2019 lists Andreas as “most highly regarded individual” and Chambers and Partners ranks Andreas as the leading expert (Tier 1) for private clients in its current high net worth guide.

Andreas is the managing director of the Berlin Tax Policy, chairman of the executive board of the postgraduate programme on inheritance law and business succession at the University of Münster/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.

P+P Pöllath + Partners is an internationally operating German law firm, whose more than 140 lawyers and tax advisers in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich provide high-end legal and tax advice.

The firm focuses on transactional advice and asset management. P+P partners regularly advise on corporate/M&A, private equity and real estate transactions of all sizes. P+P has achieved a leading market position in the structuring of private equity and real estate funds and tax advice and enjoys an excellent reputation in corporate matters as well as in asset and succession planning for family businesses and high-net-worth individuals.

National Leader

Germany - Private Client 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Richter comes highly recommended by market sources who consider him a go-to name in the German market for asset management and trust and estate planning matters.

Biography

Dr Andreas Richter, LLM, is a partner and a former member of the management board at P+P Pöllath + Partners. 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, Chambers ranks Andreas as the leading expert (tier one) for private clients in its current HNW Guide.

Andreas is the managing director of the Berlin Tax Policy Forum; chairman of the executive board for the postgraduate programme on inheritance law and business succession at the University of Muenster/Westphalia; and academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He serves as a board member for family offices, foundations and family businesses, and also acts as executor.

Andreas is the editor of the leading German compendium on foundations and trusts, and related tax issues. He is also 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.

P+P Pöllath + Partners is an internationally operating German law firm, whose more than 140 lawyers and tax advisers in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich provide high-end legal and tax advice.

The firm focuses on transactional advice and asset management. P+P partners regularly advise on corporate/M&A, private equity and real estate transactions of all sizes. P+P has achieved a leading market position in the structuring of private equity and real estate funds and tax advice and enjoys an excellent reputation in corporate matters as well as in asset and succession planning for family businesses and high-net-worth individuals.

P+P partners serve as members of supervisory and advisory boards of well-known companies. They are regularly listed in domestic and international rankings as the leading experts in their respective areas of expertise.

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