Speaker

DR CHRISTIAN VON OERTZEN

FLICK GOCKE SHAUMBURG

Partner

Dr. Christian von Oertzen is partner in the German law firm Flick Gocke Schaumburg and head of the private clients department. He advises for more than twenty years national and international clients in estate planning, probate, income tax and capital gains tax matters and when immigrating or expatriating from Germany. He lectures regularly on national and international estate planning and tax planning for private clients and he published several articles on estate and gift tax planning and conflict of law questions.  

He is admitted to the bar in Frankfurt, is member of STEP Germany, member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and is International Fellow of the American College of Estate and Trust Law. He is also member of the International Section of the NYSBA. He serves on the practitioners board of the German Law Review  “Zeitschrift für Erbrecht und Vermögensnachfolge” (law review on inheritance laws and inheritance tax laws) and on the practitioners board of the German Law Review “Der ErbSt-Berater“ (The Inheritance Tax Advisor).