Born in Hagen, Westphalia in 1956. Studied law in Bonn. 1983 first State examination, 1988 second State examination. Research assistant for Civil Law at the University of Bonn.
Joined the firm in 1990.
National and international tax law, in particular VAT law, commercial law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, advice on tax structures in the context of transfers of property and assets pursuant to anticipatory inheritance settlements and dispositions mortis causa.
Tax and corporate law advice and litigation, also in international tax law. Tax advice for gambling companies. Succession planning for private individuals and entrepreneurs, including foundation solutions. Advice to charitable institutions, transactions, conversions and tax consultant recourse.
Publications: various articles on tax and corporate law, co‐author of Sudhoff, Personengesellschaften, 8th ed. 2005; co‐author of Frieser, Handbuch des Fachanwaltes Erbrecht, 6th ed. 2015.