Prof. Rainer Kirchdörfer

Honorary Professor at the Chair of Family Business Law


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 78669

Prof. Rainer Kirchdörfer has been an honorary professor at the WIFU’s Department of Family Business Law for a number of years and also a member of the board of trustees of the WIFU Foundation since 2009. He is a partner at the law firm Hennerkes, Kirchdörfer & Lorz in Stuttgart and a board member of the Family Businesses Foundation. He is the chairman of the Academic Advisory Council at the Foundation. Prof. Kirchdörfer has been an honorary professor at Witten/Herdecke University since October 2005. After studying jurisprudence at Tübingen University, he was an assistant at the department run by Prof. Dr Dr hc Wernhard Möschel, also at Tübingen University, from 1983 to 1985.

Main areas of work and consulting:

Tax, legal and strategic consulting for family businesses in

  • financial issues
  • company succession
  • buying and selling companies
  • the context of restructuring corporate groups
  • the establishment of foundations

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