Andreas H. Kirschbaum


Our legal services at a glance

Protect your rights with expert knowledge

Inheritance law

Inheritance law matters are – both emotionally and legally – often complex cases that require a high degree of competence and experience. From the drafting of inheritance contracts, to advice on tax aspects, to representation in inheritance disputes: The Kirschbaum Law Firm assists testators, heirs, communities of heirs, legatees as well as beneficiaries of a compulsory portion in a wide range of inheritance law problems.

Services in the law of succession

  • Advice on optimal estate planning (inheritance, compulsory portion, bequest, business succession, anticipated succession, usufruct, gift on death)
  • Creation and review of wills, inheritance contracts, gifts
  • Establishment of health care proxies and living wills
  • Disputing inheritance contracts and enforcing inheritance law claims
  • Planning business successions and related business and tax aspects
  • Advising on inheritance and gift tax
  • Representation in inheritance proceedings in court (including actions for compulsory portions)
  • Planning and execution of wills
  • Consultation of communities of heirs

Company law

Company law is also one of our core competencies, in that we advise shareholders, managing directors and those who would like to become managing directors. In doing so, we not only represent them in the performance of everyday tasks, but also support you at the very beginning of a possible company formation. In addition, our law firm helps you with the contractual arrangements and defends your rights in shareholder disputes.

Services in corporate law

  • Consulting on company formation and legal forms (GmbH, AG, etc.)
  • Company purchase and sale
  • Creation & examination of contracts under company law
  • Company optimizing business management consulting
  • Restructuring of companies
  • Company successions
  • Start-up and subsidy consulting
  • Representation in shareholder disputes
  • Liquidation of companies & debtor and creditor correspondence
  • Advising corporate bodies in day-to-day business

Tax and criminal tax law

We assist small and medium-sized companies as well as individuals in the area of tax law as well as criminal tax law – in national & international issues. Regardless of whether you need legal advice with regard to tax advice and tax structuring, or whether you want us to represent you in conflicts in tax law: As experts, we expertly clarify all questions in tax law, if desired also together with your tax advisor. In criminal tax cases, we support you as your attorneys and defend your rights in criminal tax proceedings before the courts.

Services in tax and criminal tax law

  • Classical tax consulting for individuals and for EU-wide small and medium-sized entrepreneurs
  • Tax returns and annual financial statements (VAT, inheritance tax, trade tax, etc.)
  • Advice on double taxation agreements (international tax law)
  • Oppositions and lawsuits against tax assessments
  • Representation in criminal tax proceedings (including voluntary disclosure)
  • Advice, if you are facing allegations of tax evasion

Foundation Law

In the field of foundation law, we assist foundations both in and out of court, provide support in the establishment of foundations with legal capacity and help with a possible conversion. Based on many years of experience in the field of foundation establishment, we are happy to advise you on various foundation models as well as on their tax law requirements. In addition to our expertise in the field of foundation law, we also offer you experience in dealing with the foundation authorities.

Performances in foundation law

  • Planning and establishment of foundations including coordination with supervisory authorities
  • Drafting and review of foundation statutes
  • Supporting the implementation until the completion of the foundation acts
  • Support in the implementation of the objectives under foundation law after final establishment of the foundation