Security and assertiveness

In legal matters we are a central partner with a holistic approach. We provide support in all legal matters, both business and private. This includes corporate, contract and labour law as well as inheritance law and general civil law. Naturally, we also represent in appeal proceedings, before the Finance Court and the Federal Finance Court. Finally, criminal tax law, including the preparation of voluntary declarations, is also part of our range of services:

Tax law / Criminal tax law

  • Support in preliminary proceedings (tax investigation)
  • Representation before the Office for the imposition of fines and criminal proceedings
  • representation before the criminal court
  • Self-disclosure
  • Objections to the tax authorities
  • Actions before the tax courts
  • Appeals before the Federal Fiscal Court
  • Provisional legal protection (suspension of the execution of decisions challenged on appeal)

Corporate and commercial law

  • Transparency Register
  • Choice of legal form and foundation of companies of all corporate forms (e.g. BGB company, OHG, GmbH & Co. KG, GmbH, AG, foundations, associations, etc.)
  • Family companies (planning business succession and asset transfers
  • Drafting of articles of association and statutes
  • Preparation and execution of shareholders’ meetings including the taking of minutes
  • Advice to shareholders, managing directors and other bodies, e.g. on liability issues
  • Restructuring and reorganisation of companies


  • Analysis of legal and contractual relationships between related companies-Transformations, e.g. demerger of a company, merger of companies
  • Corporate transactions, e.g. acquisition or sale of shares in corporations and partnerships (“share deal”) and corporate acquisitions and sales (“asset deal”)
  • Company agreements, e.g. profit transfer agreements, apportionment agreements
  • Participations & joint ventures

General civil law

  • Review and development of general terms and conditions
  • Drafting and review of rental contracts, leasing contracts, purchase contracts, service contracts, work contracts, etc.
  • Protection of the tangible and intangible properties of a company
  • Securing of liabilities (e.g. sureties, guarantee bond, retention of title)
  • Enforcement of legal claims (e.g. compensation for damages)
  • De-escalation and out-of-court conciliation

Real estate law

  • Transfer of real estate during lifetime
  • Family companies
  • Usufruct and other rights in rem
  • Purchase and sale of real estate
  • Ground Lease Law

Law of Succession

BEFORE the inheritance

  • Advice and preparation with regard to powers of attorney, care directives and living wills
  • Last Will of disabled persons
  • Preparation and review of Last Wills
  • Anticipated succession
    (lifetime gift, transfer of assets)
  • Regulation of company succession
  • Digital Legacy

AFTER the inheritance

  • First steps after a death
  • Advice on the disclaimer of an inheritance
  • Assistance with the opening of Last Wills, testamentary proceedings
  • Applying for a certificate of inheritance, accompanying inheritance proceedings
  • Advice regarding inheritance tax
  • Disputes of the community of heirs
  • Bequests/ Enforcement of bequests
  • Compensation for care services after death
  • Legal proceedings under inheritance law – right to a compulsory portion, claims to a compulsory portion
  • Execution of Last Wills, challenge of Last Wills, inheritance disputes
  • Duty to notify inheritances and gifts (duty to notify an acquisition due to death or a gift § 30 ErbStG)

Labour law

  • Drafting and review of service and employment contracts
  • Preparation of warnings
  • Termination of employment relationships, e.g. ordinary or extraordinary terminations, termination agreements
  • Design of testimonies
  • Representation before the labour courts
  • Social security law

Legal advice for non-profit organizations

  • Association law
  • Foundation law
  • Non-profit and donation law

Our legal advice team, your ACCONSIS!