Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

53 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM Germany Welzer & Partner SUCCESSION PLANNING LAWYER OF THE YEAR Firm Profile Welzer & Partner is a tax consulting and law firm focusing on interdisciplinary advice in tax, business law and succession planning. Welzer & Partner and its team of 30 people have been serving their clients for over 25 years at offices in Villingen-Schwenningen, Stuttgart and St. Georgen. The main focus of Welzer & Partner’s activities is the provision of comprehensive advice to private individuals on succession planning and to entrepreneurs on the structuring of corporate succession as well as on the structuring and transfer of their assets to the next generation or to third parties outside the family. The holistic advice provided by Welzer & Partner’s tax consultants and attorneys-at-law from a single source ensures that both tax and legal risks are identified at an early stage and that no decisions are made that could lead to unexpected tax results or that could be legally unenforceable. About Dr. Timo Welzer Dr. Timo Welzer is a partner at Welzer & Partner and specializes in tax-optimized succession planning. He advises entrepreneurs and private individuals in all areas of succession planning, in particular in inheritance law, tax law and corporate law. Dr. Welzer considers all aspects of inheritance law, corporate law, tax law and family law in his advice, in particular taking into account the typical characteristics of owner-managed companies and family businesses. In accordance with the respective personal and economic objectives, Dr. Welzer draws up succession plans individually tailored to the respective client, the respective company and the respective personal situation and accompanies its implementation by drawing up the necessary contracts and testamentary dispositions. During this process a main focus is always on tax law in order to avoid succession planning leading to undesirable tax consequences. Dr. Welzer’s goal is to develop an overall economic, tax and legal concept that best suits the respective individual situation. This ensures that tailor-made solutions are designed for the clients and that potential disputes between the heirs are avoided in advance. In addition, Dr. Welzer represents his clients in inheritance law court proceedings as well as in the preparation of inheritance tax returns and gift tax returns and in related finance court proceedings. Dr. Welzer is a lawyer and specialist lawyer in tax law and holds a doctorate in law (University of Constance). Dr. Welzer is also a specialist consultant for company succession (University of Freiburg), executor and holds a diploma in business administration. He is a lecturer for inheritance law and corporate law and regularly publishes specialist articles on succession law and tax law topics. DR. TIMO WELZER Areas of Expertise • Succession Planning • Inheritance Law • Tax Law • Corporate Law Contact Dr. Timo Welzer Welzer & Partner mbB Steuerberater Rechtsanwälte Arminstr. 34 78054 Villingen-Schwenningen Tel 0049 77 20 / 99 74 0-00 Fax 0049 77 20 / 99 74 0-10 Email: Web:

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