S&P SÖFFING is one of Germany’s leading law firms specialized in the field of tax law and tax proceedings with offices in Düsseldorf, Munich and Zürich (Switzerland). Further main areas of our practice are inheritance and family law as well as commercial and tax accounting law.

Dr. Matthias Söffing founded the law firm in 2002, originally under the name SÖFFING & Partner. Our clients include wealthy individuals and entrepreneurial families, investment companies, asset manager, family offices as well as upper medium-sized companies. In many cases, we also work for colleagues from Germany and abroad and act insofar as “advisor of the advisor”. Our advisory approach is interdisciplinary and, in the specific case, always tailored to the individual needs of our clients.

Our clients obtain individual and pragmatic solutions that are designed for sustainability and legal certainty. We are convinced that only the best possible specialization and the highest level of experience, up-to-date know-how and thoroughness guarantee competent and at the same time speedy legal advice. On the basis of excellent practical and scientific expertise, we advise with seriousness, discretion and continuity.

  • Tax-optimized asset and company succession planning
  • Inheritance Law focused structuring and advice in connection with property disputes
  • Family law advice, in particular structuring of matrimonial property schemes
  • Property Tax Law
  • Company transactions and restructurings
  • Commercial and Tax Accounting Law
  • Foundation Law and Foundation Tax Law, including advise on the integration of trusts
  • Representation at tax law proceedings and external tax audits
  • Criminal Tax Law
  • Asset Protection

Notwithstanding all our practical know-how and multifaceted experience, we place high scientific demands on our work in order to advise our clients on the latest legal developments.

Since our law firm is particularly involved in the legal discussion and the further development of legal policy in the field of tax law, all of our professionals publish articles on legal issues in their respective special fields. Some members of the firm are permanent authors of legal journals and have published in commentaries and monographs.