Prof. Dr. Jens Escher, LL.M.


Prof. Dr. Jens Escher, LL.M.

As a proven tax law expert, Jens clearly prioritises the economic goals of his clients when giving advice. In client matters which often have an international dimension, he primarily advises family owned businesses and their shareholders, high net worth individuals, family offices and foundations.

A significant focus lies on succession planning, structuring of assets or holding vehicles and trust and foundations. Furthermore, he advises on tax structuring of corporate and real estate transactions as well as restructurings. His expertise is illustrated by numerous publications and lectures. He is also active as honorary professor for tax law at the University of Leipzig and as a lecturer in the master's programme "Inheritance Law & Business Succession" at the University of Münster.

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