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Victoria Wessel

Lawyer and Notary in and for Paderborn
Certified Specialized Attorney in Inheritance Law
Certified Specialized Attorney in Commercial and Corporate Law

Location Paderborn
T +49 5251 7735 - 0
F +49 5251 7735 - 99
Foreign language: English, French


About me

  • Born in 1987
  • Studied law at University of Osnabrück and the University of Strasbourg
  • First Exam ("1. Staatsexamen") in 2013
  • Legal clerkship ("Refrendariat") at the Münster District Court
  • Second (Bar) Exam ("2. Staatsexamen") in 2015
  • Admitted to the bar and joined the firm in 2016
  • Certified Specialized Attorney in Inheritance Law since 2020
  • Appointment as notary in 2021
  • Certified Specialized Attorney in Commercial and Corporate Law since 2022


Corporate law/M&A


  • Selection of the legal form (corporate law and tax law)
  • Drafting of the partnership agreement, further agreements between the partners
  • German stock corporation and private company law (e.g. OHG, KG, GmbH & Co. KG, GmbH, AG, KGaA, eG)
  • Trust
  • Voting trust, pool and consortium agreements

Disputes within the company

  • Disputes between the partners, with members of bodies and with the company
  • Representation of interests out of court (in particular in partners' meetings, general meetings, supervisory board, advisory board)
  • Representation of interests in court

Purchase and sale of companies (M&A)

  • Drafting of the company purchase agreement
  • Distressed M&A, acquisition from the insolvency administrator

Asset planning, succession, succession law

Succession law

  • Prior and subsequent succession, also excepted prior succession
  • Provisions for the offsetting and balancing of gifts
  • Inheritance tax
  • Determination of the legal succession including spousal inheritance rights
  • Acceptance and renunciation of the inheritance
  • Contesting of the acceptance of an inheritance
  • Liabilities of the heirs, obligations of the estate
  • Community of heirs
  • Contesting a will
  • Interpretation of a will
  • Compulsory portion regulations
  • Obligation of the heir to furnish information
  • Offsetting of gifts against the compulsory portion
  • Request for the issuance of a certificate of inheritance
  • Revocation of a certificate of inheritance
  • Purchase of an inheritance, transfer of shares of an inheritance



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