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Asset Succession / Company Succession Planning

Attorneys / tax law specialists / tax advisers assist in planning of asset succession and company succession in Cologne

The attorneys and tax law specialists at LHP Attorneys in Cologne offer comprehensive, tax-optimised advice on structuring inheritance tax / gift tax matters concerning asset succession and company succession. Due to our qualification as attorneys, tax advisers and tax law specialists, our experts advise you in inheritance law / gift law and the corresponding areas of inheritance tax law and gift tax law. We will develop an individual, tax-optimised succession strategy. Our team of specialist succession advisers assists clients in projects all over Germany. In many cases, our inheritance law attorneys and tax advisers are instructed by your existing lawyer or tax adviser. We will develop a strategy aimed at minimising the tax load associated with a generational change in your company.

As attorneys, tax advisers and tax law specialists in Cologne, we offer comprehensive advice under one roof:

  • Legal and taxation analysis of exiting last wills, inheritance contracts, prenuptials and articles of association
  • Tax-optimised design and planning for asset succession / company succession
  • Drafting of last wills, living wills, wills of overindebted individuals
  • Drafting of prenuptial agreements
  • Drafting of articles of association in connection with asset and company succession
  • Drafting of gift contracts (advance succession)
  • Legal measures to reduce a compulsory portion of an inheritance
  • Asset protection
  • Structuring of a pool agreement aimed at inheritance and gift tax
  • Family pool companies
  • Charitable foundations
  • Power of attorney
  • Living will
  • Structuring of tax-optimised international succession planning including foreign assets (Moving to/from another country)
  • Support in the sale or restructuring of a company in preparation of a company succession

We mainly provide our services in the area of inheritance tax / gift tax, company succession and asset succession for clients in Cologne, Bergisch Gladbach, Bensberg, Dormagen, Neuss, Düsseldorf, Remscheid, Wuppertal, Bonn, Siegen, Siegburg, Solingen, Bergheim, Brühl, Aachen and neighbouring districts. We are however also available country-wide.

LHP: Attorneys at Law, Tax Law Specialists, Tax Advisers PartmbB


An der Pauluskirche 3-5, 50677 Cologne,
Telephone: +49 221 39 09 770


Tödistrasse 53, CH-8027 Zurich,
Telephone: +41 44 212 3535

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