Dieter Kohlfürst garners praise from peers globally for the breadth of his immigration expertise and his deep experience in business immigration matters in the German market.
Dieter is founding partner of Kohlfürst & Färber Rechtsanwälte, a boutique German law firm focusing on immigration law, nationality law and employment law, located south of the Munich metropolitan region.
Born in London, he obtained his law degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, one of the leading universities in Europe. Dieter was admitted to the German Bar in 1998.
He has been practising as an attorney in Germany for more than 20 years and is specialised in corporate immigration, nationality law and employment law.
Dieter has extensive expertise in providing a full range of immigration services to individuals and multinational corporations from numerous industries, including financial services, industrial services, telecommunication, IT, pharmacy, retail and multimedia.
His “hands-on” practice encompasses pre-assignment planning, strategic advice on immigration compliance, liability for illegal employment as well as business immigration and family immigration to Germany.
Dieter also provides expert advice to clients on German nationality law, in particular as to receipt and retention of German citizenship, as well as on employment law.
Dieter is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) immigration and nationality law committee and frequently speaks at their conferences in the UK and around the world. He is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
He has written several articles and worked on podcasts on various subjects relating to German immigration law.