Dr. Nils Christian Wighardt advises clients in various aspects of national and international tax law. He is an appointed lawyer, tax advisor and licensed tax specialist and advises entrepreneurs, family-owned companies, family offices, foundations, shareholders, owners, board members but also individual family members on issues such as company succession, tax structuring of domestic and foreign private and business assets, international tax planning, domestic and foreign foundations as well as non-profit organizations. Nils also advises clients in inheritance and corporate matters, tax litigation and tax audits.

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  • Family-controlled group reorganization with the establishment of a Liechtenstein family foundation
  • Execution of company successions of mid- and large family businesses
  • Sale of Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebs GmbH to Warren Buffett’s Omaha based holding company Berkshire Hathaway

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  • Co-founder and former president of the Frankfurt Moot Alumni Association e.V.


Certified Tax Advisor, 2018
Licensed Tax Specialist, 2016
University of Münster, EMBA, 2013
University of Frankfurt, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2012
Hanseatic Court of Appeal, Hamburg, Second State Exam, 2009
University of Frankfurt, First State Exam, 2006

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Dr. Nils Christian Wighardt