Attorney J-H. Frank


Tel     +49 (0) 30 - 887 123 81

Fax    +49 (0) 30 - 920 372 321

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Practice areas:

  • Wills and estate
  • German probate Law
  • Estate planning
  • Corporate law
  • Trusts and foundations



Curriculum vitae

Attorney Jan-Hendrik Frank is co-founder of the law firm. He grew up in Germany and Belgium (Mons). He studied law in Bonn, Germany, and Lausanne, Switzerland (1st and 2nd state exam marks "excellent") and went on to practice in Cologne (Germany) and Los Angeles (USA). Subsequently he worked 3 years was associate solicitor with CMS Hasche Sigle, a leading international business law firm. He specializes in international inheritance law (probate law, wills & estates, estate planning). He is chairman of Erben International e.V., an association of lawyers specializing in international succession law, and frequently publishes articles related to international inheritance law in German and English.



German, English, French, Spanish



Erben International e.V.


Attorney Frank in the media

  • RBB Interview in dem TV - Verbrauchermagazin  ZIBB zum Thema "Reform der Erbschaftsteuer"
  • Interview mit Deutscher Presse Agentur (dpa) zum Thema liechtensteinische Stiftungen
  • Interview mit dem Sender Norddeutscher Rundfunk zum Fall "Zuwinkel" und liechtensteinischen Stiftungen - Initiates file downloadDownload
  • Finanztest - Special edition "Succession" refers to attorney Frank as expert in the field of succession law
  • Berliner Zeitung 13.03.2007 releases interview with attorney Frank with respect to recent developments in German inheritance tax law
  • The financial journal "Kreditgenossenschaften" refers to attorney Frank as expert in the field of German - Spanish succession law
  • All Information on this website in English




  • German private international law in the field of succession (hold for Chinese delegation)
  • Succession in closed end investment companies (EuroPan)
  • Introduction to Spanish inheritance tax (Erben International e.V.)
  • "The (Delaware) Trust and Taxation in Germany