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Jürgen Wiegand, lawyer and notary, partner*
Jürgen Wiegand, lawyer and notary, partner*

Jürgen Wiegand has been admitted to the German bar since 1985 and represents clients in general criminal and administrative penalty proceedings.

He has provided services as a notary since 2002, and his practice focuses on inheritance law, real property law (sale and purchase of real estate, real property gifting agreements) and – not least, thanks to his association activities in the field of nursing care/hospice – drafting and notarizing durable powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and directives for caretaker appointment.

Stefan Striether - lawyer, partner*
Stefan Striether – lawyer, partner*

Stefan Striether was admitted to the German bar in 1994 and serves as the firm’s contact person for all real estate-relate questions, e.g., questions involving landlord-tenant law, condominium property law, building law, or the law governing the rights and obligations of adjacent property owners.

He also represents clients in general civil law and contract law matters. He has handled workout matters for numerous banks. Mr. Striether also offers expertise in the areas of judicial foreclosure, judicial receivership, and financing.

Mirko Sprengnether, lawyer and notary - board-certified lawyer for banking and capital markets law, partner*
Mirko Sprengnether, lawyer and notary – board-certified lawyer for banking and capital markets law, partner*

Mirko Sprengnether mainly advises midsized companies and financial service providers in his legal practice. As a board-certified lawyer for banking and capital markets law and a corporate law specialist, Mr. Sprengnether has proven expertise and many years of experience in all areas of banking and business law.

He offers the full range of services to clients with high expectations for legal advice and representation in business law matters. Mirko Sprengnether has also been appointed as a notary with his registered office in Bad Vilbel and, in addition to legal services, offers the full spectrum of notarial services in the local court district of Frankfurt am Main.

Holger Strahl - lawyer, partner*
Holger Strahl – lawyer, partner*

After graduating from law school and spending time abroad in the United States, Holger Strahl began his professional career in 1999. After developing extensive expertise in commercial and corporate law, he began to focus his practice on international contract law and aviation law. Over a period of more than 12 years, he headed the Aviation & Transportation practice group of a renowned law firm in Frankfurt.

As an expert in the aviation industry, he is a sought-after consultant and litigator for international airlines and airport operators. His clients also include international corporations and general sales agents from the logistics and services sectors. Holger Strahl has been a partner at WSHP since July 2020 and is head of the Frankfurt office.

Susanne Lang, attorney and notary, partner
Susanne Lang, lawyer and notary, partner*

Susanne Lang attended the universities of Trier, Lancaster, and Heidelberg, as well as the College of Law in London. She was admitted to the German bar in 2004. Since her appointment as a notary in August 2018, Ms. Lang has been working mainly as a notary, in particular in the areas of real estate and corporate law. Thanks to her many years of experience working at a large German law firm, where her practice focused on corporate law and M&A transactions, she is well familiar with the requirements and needs of law firms and clients in the national and international transactional business. Ms. Lang is also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, and also notarizes in the English and Spanish languages.

Julia Wissig, lawyer and notary, partner*
Julia Wissig, lawyer and notary, partner*

Julia Wissig graduated with a law degree from the University of Mainz.

She gained her first practical experience at international law firms in Frankfurt am Main and Vancouver, Canada.

After he admission to the German bar in 2008, Ms. Wissig worked at a renowned law and notary office in Frankfurt. She was appointed as a notary with her registered office in Frankfurt am Main in July 2016.

Ingrid Scheer, lawyer, partner
Ingrid Scheer, lawyer, partner

Ingrid Scheer specializes in family law and assists clients with all questions and concerns. In addition to representing clients in and out of court, she negotiates and drafts contracts and strives to find reasonable, mutually acceptable solutions.

Another interest of Ms. Sheer is inheritance law. This allows her to take into account and incorporate into her strategy the relationships between both areas of the law. Thanks to more than 30 years of professional experience, as well as constant growth of her legal expertise through regular continued education at the board-certification level, she is known as a highly competent expert in her field.

Silvano Pirritano, lawyer, partner
Silvano Pirritano, lawyer, partner

Silvano Pirritano began his professional career in 1993 as a lecturer at the Saxon Academy of Administration. After being admitted to the German bar, he initially worked in the tax departments of the business and tax consulting firms in Cologne London and Frankfurt.

He has been self-employed with his own law firm since January 2006.

In addition to the area of national and international tax law, Silvano Pirritano advises and supports companies in the areas of tax planning, business succession, restructuring, corporate survival, and liquidation. He also has many years of experience advising companies on how to avoid committing white-collar criminal offenses and provides forensic support in matters involving criminal tax law or white-collar criminal law.

Michael Ridder, lawyer, partner
Michael Ridder, lawyer, partner

Michael Ridder was admitted to the German bar in 1998. His legal practice focuses on labor and employment law as well as contract law. Thanks to his many years of experience as in-house counsel at a large midsized company, Michael Ridder has extensive expertise in contract law.

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