Axel is Head of the Private Client Practice Area and specialises in private and business succession planning, foundations and advising the shareholders of family owned companies.

His expertise in succession matters extends to international estate planning, tax optimized estate structures as well as handling the German probate process for foreign Clients (many from the US, the UK and southern European countreis). His clients include numerous German entrepreneurial families, their foundations and family offices, as well as well-known artists and athletes. Family businesses, foundations and family offices are also accompanied by Axel Godron in his function as a member of the advisory board.

Show full CV Hide full CV

Latest news & insights

Private wealth

Use it or lose it, but beware the UK

25 January 2021
Briefing

by Rachel Davison

Click here to find out more
Private Wealth
Private wealth

Taylor Wessing creates one of the largest private wealth teams in European market with new hires

11 January 2021

by Shane Gleghorn and Nick Warr

Click here to find out more
people in central park
Residential property

(Don't) stray off the beaten track – how landowners can retain control of the rights exercised over their land

9 December 2020
Briefing

by Edward Willis

Click here to find out more
Detailed shot of multi-coloured modern architecture facade
Residential property

SDLT surcharge for overseas buyers – your burning questions answered

9 December 2020
Briefing

by Lisa Bevan

Click here to find out more

Related people

Meet me at

There are no upcoming events