Lawyers & tax advisors

Lawyers & tax advisors

Dr. Timo Welzer

Managing partner at Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Lawyer
Specialist lawyer for tax law
Specialist consultant for business succession
Graduate in Business Administration (BA)


Dr. Timo Welzer advises mainly in the areas of tax law and corporate law, as well as in the area of succession planning (inheritance law and corporate succession). He also specialises in (international) tax planning and advising on tax disputes.


Direct contact
D-78056 Villingen-Schwenningen
Johannesstrasse 27

Phone: +49 (0) 77 20 / 60 993 - 00
Fax: +49 (0) 77 20 / 60 993 - 99

Email: timo.welzer@welzerfriz.com

 

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Education

2018

  • Specialist lawyer for tax law
  • Executor of wills DVEV e.V.

2015

  • Doctorate in law at the University of Constance with a dissertation on tax law

2012

  • 2nd state examination and admission to the bar

2005 - 2009

  • Studied law in Constance with a focus on "Business and Finance".
  • State examination, degree: Magister Juris (Mag. jur.)

2002 - 2005

  • Studied business administration (specialising in taxation and auditing) at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University in Villingen-Schwenningen
  • Graduation as Diplom-Betriebswirt (BA)
  • Professional career

since 2021

  • Managing partner at Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbB

since 2016

  • Lawyer and partner at Welzer Partner in Villingen-Schwenningen

since 2014

  • Lawyer and partner at WUW Widmann Ummenhofer Welzer, from which the law firm Welzer Partner emerged

2012 - 2014

  • Worked as a lawyer for two major international law firms in Frankfurt (asset succession, tax law and inheritance law, as well as international tax law and tax litigation)

2010 - 2012

  • Legal clerkship with the Chamber for Commercial Matters, the Public Prosecutor's Office (tax and white-collar crime) as well as with a major international law firm in Munich (M&A and private equity)

Teaching activities
  • Since 2015, lecturer for commercial and corporate law at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (in particular corporate law)
  • Since 2010, lecturer for inheritance law at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University

Publications
  • Asset limit and interest cap: Admissibility under constitutional law and EU law of the interest cap and the conception of an asset limit as a new restriction of interest deductibility, Boorberg Verlag, Stuttgart 2016.
  • Retroactive events within the meaning of § 175 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 German Fiscal Code through tax clauses in company purchase agreements, DStR 2016, p. 1393.
  • Tax and civil law framework conditions of the activity of players' agents - legal problem areas and possible solutions, NWB 22/2018, p. 1602
  • Contractual rights of reversion in gift contracts, NWB 42/2018, p. 3102.
  • Tax-free disposal of real estate held as private assets, NWB 47/2018, p. 3451
  • Unethical? - Admissibility of flat-rate commissions in the brokerage of low-price real estate, Immobilienmanager 11/2018, p. 60
  • Discussion of a decision by the Regional Court of Constance of 21 September 2018 - C 61 S 20/18 and the Local Court of Villingen-Schwenningen of  28 February 2018 - 11 C 100/17, ZMR 1/2019, p. 87 - 89.
  • Welzer/Dombrowski, Notification obligation for tax structuring - classification of the draft bill, FR 2019, p. 360
  • Profits and profit carry-forwards of the GmbH in the tension between heirs and legatees, ZErB 2020, pp. 448-452.

Memberships
  • DVEV e.V. - German Association for Inheritance Law and Property Succession e.V.
  • DSTJG e.V. - The German Society of Tax Lawyers

Dr. Fabian Friz

Managing partner of Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

German lawyer


Dr. Fabian Friz advises primarily in the areas of tax law and company law, as well as in the area of succession planning (inheritance law and corporate succession). He also specialises in (international) tax planning and advising on foundation and trust structures.


Direct contact

Königstrasse 22
D-70173 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 (0) 7 11 / 28 69 99 – 00
Fax: +49 (0) 7 11 / 28 69 99 - 09
Email: fabian.friz@welzerfriz.com

 

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Education
  • Study of law in Tübingen

Professional career

since 2021

  • Managing partner of Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbB

since June 2021

  • Partner of the law firm, Welzer & Partner mbB Steuerberater Rechtsanwälte

2020

  • Partner of the law firm, Binz & Partner

2015

  • Managing Director and Partner of Hübner Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart

2014

  • Joined the law firm Hübner + Partner, Stuttgart

2013

  • Doctorate (Dr. iur.) at the University of Tübingen

2012

  • Joined the law firm, Flick Gocke Schaumburg, Frankfurt - working in the areas of tax law, succession, assets and foundations

2010 – 2012

  • Academic Assistant at the Chair of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Finance and Tax Law of Prof. Dr. Christian Seiler, University of Tübingen

2009 – 2010

  • Academic assistant at the Chair of Civil Law, Commercial Law, Business Law, European Law and Comparative Law of Prof. Dr. Wernhard Möschel, University of Tübingen

Gerrit Woerner

Partner at Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Tax advisor
Graduate in Business Administration (BA)


Gerrit Woerner focuses on tax law and succession planning, especially in the context of corporate succession. He also specialises in (international) tax planning and the tax-optimised structuring of companies.


Direct contact

D-78056 Villingen-Schwenningen
Johannesstrasse 27

Phone: +49 (0) 77 20 / 60 993 - 00
Fax: +49 (0) 77 20 / 60 993 - 99

Email: gerrit.woerner@welzerfriz.com

 

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Education

2010

  • Asmission as a tax advisor

2002 - 2005

  • Studied business administration (specialising in taxation and auditing) at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University in Villingen-Schwenningen

Professional career

since 2021

  • Partner at Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbB

since 2016

  • Tax advisor and partner at Welzer Partner in St. Georgen

since 2013

  • Tax advisor and partner at WUW Widmann Ummenhofer Welzer, from which the Welzer Partner law firm emerged

2010 - 2012

  • Employed as a tax advisor with WUW Widmann Ummenhofer Welzer und Partner mbB in St. Georgen

2005 - 2010

  • Employed in a medium-sized auditing, tax consulting and law firm in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Teaching activities
  • Lecturer at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University in the field of taxation and auditing

Marcus Schilling

Partner at Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Tax advisor
Graduate in Business Administration (BA)


Marcus Schilling mainly advises on tax law, as well as in the area of succession planning, in particular, in the context of corporate succession. He also specialises in (international) tax planning and international tax law.


Direct contact

D-78056 Villingen-Schwenningen
Johannesstraße 27

Phone: +49 (0) 77 20 / 60 993 - 00
Fax: +49 (0) 77 20 / 60 993 - 99

E-Mail: marcus.schilling@welzerfriz.com

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Education

2010

  • Admission as a tax advisor

2002 - 2005

  • Studied business administration (specialising in taxation and auditing) at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University in Villingen-Schwenningen
  • Graduation in business management (BA)

Preofessional career

since 2021

  • Partner at Welzer Friz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbB

since 2016

  • Tax advisor and partner at Welzer Partner in Villingen-Schwenningen

2014 - 2016

  • Worked as a tax advisor at WUW Widmann Ummenhofer Welzer, from which the Welzer Partner law firm emerged

2010 - 2014

  • Worked as a tax advisor in medium-sized auditing and tax consulting firms in Tuttlingen

2006 - 2010

  • Employed in a medium-sized tax consultancy firm in Tuttlingen