The Primerus Succession Law Practice Group was created to bring together top quality Primerus attorney’s from all over the world with special expertise and substantial practice in succession law – of both estates and businesses, and to create and develop a professional network with two objectives:
The group is comprised of inheritance law practitioners (common law countries) or specialists (civil law countries).
Succession Law Overview:
Today, wealth is increasing both in families and family business structures. Wealth and assets are often held across international boundaries. These assets may be held in companies or by individuals and other legal entities. When it comes to succession, many internationally related topics and comparative law issues have to be addressed.
Succession law is a highly specialized area which is essential for business clients as well as for private clients. Succession law becomes relevant inter vivos in estate planning scenarios as well in relation to death and family succession planning in medium to large family businesses. Post mortem succession law is of crucial importance in probate proceedings, contentious probate litigation and disputes between heirs, legatees and persons with legitimate interests in the estate.
Areas of practice include:
Planning inter vivos:
Succession post mortem:
When faced with an international case that crosses jurisdictional lines, attorneys will be able to draw on the knowledge of their Primerus colleagues and rely on their support.
Succession Law Resources