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Charlotte von Erdmann

Charlotte von Erdmann’s advisory work as a lawyer focuses on company and asset succession planning. She advises family businesses and wealthy individuals on matters relating to inheritance and family law as well as inheritance tax law and gift tax law. Her work also involves advising on German foundation law, particularly with regard to designing and setting up family foundations and charitable foundations.


Practice areas
  • National and international company and asset succession planning
  • Tax-optimised structuring of private and operating assets
  • Formulation of wills and inheritance contracts
  • Winding up estates and settling inheritance disputes
  • Marriage contracts and divorce settlements
  • Purchase, sale and conversion of family-owned companies
  • Charitable foundations and family foundations
  • Relocating abroad and relocating to Germany
Vita
  • 2009 -2014 Law studies in Marburg and Freiburg
    2014 - 2017 Legal clerkship at Higher Regional Court Hamburg
    2017 Admitted to the German bar
    2017 - 2018 Lawyer at CMS Hasche Sigle, Hamburg
    2018 - 2019 Study programme at the University of Bristol (LLM)
    Since 2019 Lawyer at Rittershaus
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