Dr Andreas Richter, LLM, is a partner at P+P Pöllath + Partners in Berlin. 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. Andreas is widely acknowledged as one of Germany’s preeminent private client lawyers.
The quality of Andreas’s cross-border work was honored by his election as Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. 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. 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.