Dr. Rainer Burghardt

  • Lawyer
  • Tax Advisor
  • Notary

Rainer Burghardt advises mid-sized companies in all core areas of their operational business. He also deals with all legal issues of entrepreneurial families. His work focuses on projects that require in-depth knowledge of accounting, tax and employment law, as well as the coordination of corresponding teams of experts. Current mandates focus on mechanical engineering and engine technology, food retailing and catering, and the security industry.

Rainer Burghardt has accordingly been able to establish structures aimed at optimizing efficiency into corporate practice at short notice, such as the European Stock Corporation (Societas Europaea, “SE”) for group management, all kinds of transformation measures, cross-border cash pools, M&A projects in the national and cross-border area as well as structural issues involving Industry 4.0.

Rainer Burghardt advises entrepreneurial families – always with an eye to family cohesion – on dividend policy, investments, management selection and succession planning.

Rainer Burghardt’s provided range of services is rounded off by special projects such as tax-optimised real estate transactions, special issues of tax audits and criminal tax law, issues of foreign trade law and issues of security law (cybercrime).

Another focus is on projects with a German-Swiss connection, including relocation arrangements.

Practice areas:
Corporate Law
Commercial Law and Contracts
Real Estate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Foundations and Business Succession

Dr. Rainer Burghardt
Lawyer, Tax Advisor, Notary

German, English, French

Rüttenscheider Straße 26
45128 Essen

T +49 201 72002 33
F +49 201 72002 50

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