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Dr. Verena Hang

Dr Verena Hang is a lawyer who advises family-run businesses and wealthy individuals requiring asset and succession planning. Apart from inheritance and family law, she specialises in inheritance and gift tax legislation as well as in the fields associated with company law. Her particular interest lies in advising clients on transnational structuring transactions including trusts and assisting with the relocation to or from other countries. In addition, Ms Hang advises family-run businesses and their owners on M&A transactions and ongoing issues relating to company law.  

Practice areas
  • National and international company and asset succession
  • Drawing up wills and inheritance contracts
  • Postnuptial and divorce agreements
  • Purchasing, selling, and changing the legal form of family-run businesses
  • Family trusts
Vita
  • 2005 - 2008 Law studies at Fribourg
  • 2009 - 2012 Studies of law and economics at St. Gallen
  • 2013 - 2015 Legal clerkships in Munich and Zurich
  • 2016 Admitted to the German Bar as lawyer
  • 2016 - 2017 Working as lawyer at the Pontinova AG law firm in Zurich
  • 2017 - 2020 Working as lawyer for the law firm of Pöllath + Partners, Munich
  • 2019 Doctorate in law at the University of Jena
  • Since 2021 at RITTERSHAUS
Publications
  • Vom Bedeutungsverlust der mittelbaren Grundstücksschenkung, Handelsblatt online, Steuerboard, 13.11.2020
  • Sonderausgabenabzug für Altersvorsorgeaufwendungen auch bei Arbeitnehmerentsendung in die Schweiz, Handelsblatt online, Steuerboard, 27.4.2020
  • Overview Germany: Law & Practice Corporate Tax, Chambers Legal Practice Guide Corporate Tax 2020
  • Termfix-Lebensversicherungen und ihre erbschaftsteuerlichen Fallstricke, Handelsblatt online, Steuerboard, 2.10.2019
  • Britische Pension Plans und die deutsche Einkommensteuer, Handelsblatt online, Steuerboard, 23.4.2019
  • Overview Germany: Law & Practice Corporate Tax, Chambers Legal Practice Guide Corporate Tax 2019

My motto

“If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” Lord Stanhope

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