Dr Cornel Potthast, LL.M.
Senior Associate

Born in Cologne in 1985. Studied law in Cologne. 2010 first State examination, 2014 second State examination. 2010‐2012 scientific assistant with the chair for civil law and accounting and tax law of Cologne university and in a leading business law firm. 2013 doctoral thesis with Prof Dr Joachim Hennrichs, Cologne. 2017 master's degree (LL.M.) in "company succession, inheritance, and assets" with Münster University

Joined the firm in 2015.

Inheritance law, care and provision, business succession, corporate law.

Member of the Bonn Bar Association, of the inheritance law work group of the German Bar Association, and of Hereditare (scientific association for inheritance law).

Publications on inheritance law, accounting law, and corporate law.

Languages spoken: German, English.

Dr Cornel Potthast, LL.M.


Dr Cornel Potthast, LL.M.
Senior Associate
Specialist lawyer for inheritance law

Willy‐Brandt‐Allee 11
53113 Bonn
Phone: +49 228 72625‐172
Fax: +49 228 72625‐99




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