Dr Andreas Richter, LLM, is a partner at P+P Pöllath + Partners in Berlin. 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. Andreas is widely acknowledged as one of Germany's preeminent private client lawyers.
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 advisor.
The quality of Andreas's cross-border work was honored by his election as Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. Clients in common law jurisdictions regularly instruct Andreas because of his background in English law (BA Hons, Trinity College, Cambridge) and U.S. law (LLM, Yale Law School).
Andreas is the managing director of the Berlin Tax Policy Forum, a leading country-wide forum for debate on tax policy. He chairs the executive board of the postgraduate programme 'Business Succession, Inheritance Law & Asset Management' at the University of Münster. He serves as a member on the boards of family offices, foundations and family businesses and acts as executor.
Andreas is the author and editor of numerous 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 law firm, whose more than 130 lawyers and tax advisors 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 known companies. They are regularly listed in domestic and international rankings as the leading experts in their respective areas of expertise.