Prof Dr Andreas Frieser



Studied law in Regensburg. 1981 first State examination, 1984 second State examination. Research assistant at the Chair for Civil Law and Roman Law at the University of Regensburg, 1981 to 1984. 1986 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Picker, Regensburg.

Joined the firm in 1984.


Inheritance and foundation law, law governing associations and federations, art law.

Listed by Citywealth, Wirtschaftswoche and Focus (since 2013) as top lawyer in inheritance law. Ranked number 1 in inheritance law in Wirtschaftswoche's “Legal All Stars” ranking (2022).

Member of the German Association for Inheritance Law and Succession in Property Rights; International Academy for Estate and Trust Law. Honorary member of the jury at the Lawyer's Court of North Rhine‐Westphalia. Chairman of the legislation committee on Inheritance Law of the German Bar Association. Chairman of the Working Group Inheritance Law Of The German Bar Association (2005‐2015). Speaker of the civil law section of 68th German Judicial Congress. Lecturer at the University of Bochum.

Speaker of the Civil Law Section of the 68th German Lawyers' Conference. Honorary Professor at the Ruhr‑​University Bochum.

Advising and acting as legal counsel for private individuals, MSEs, foundations, associations and prominent personalities. Clients attach particular importance to ensuring that family discussions are not conducted under public scrutiny. For this reason, reference clients cannot be disclosed.


Publications: Editor “Fachanwaltskommentar Erbrecht”, co‐editor “Handbuch des Fachanwalts Erbrecht”, “Der Bereicherungswegfall in Parallele zur hypothetischen Schadensentwicklung”, “Wie gestalte ich mein Testament”, “Was tun im Erbfall”, “Die anwaltliche Praxis im Erbschaftssachen”, “Anwaltliche Strategien im Erbschaftsstreit”, articles on inheritance law in anthologies and journals.



German, English

¹ member of the partnership with limited professional liability

Prof Dr Andreas Frieser

Prof Dr Andreas Frieser
specialist attorney for inheritance law

T +49 228 72625‐112
F +49 228 72625‐99

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