Irmtraud Wendland

Rechtsanwältin, Senior Partner

Admitted to the Bar since: 1988 in Germany

Training and career/work history:

  • Studied law at the University of Cologne
  • Two semesters at the London School of Economics
  • From 1982 six years as an associate in a notary’s office in Cologne
  • Since 1988 lawyer at JSW Rechtsanwälte
  • From 1989 – 2009 managing director of OFM Oebel Fröhlich Michels GmbH Auditors and Tax Consultants
  • Since 1990 Partner at JSW Rechtsanwälte

Main Areas of Practice:

  • Company foundations
  • Restructuring and reorganization projects (mergers, split-ups, change of legal form)
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Company succession concepts including advice on inheritance law
  • Preparation of shareholder’s meetings and supervisory board meetings
  • International real estate transactions
  • Due-diligence audits in connection with company acquisitions and real estate transactions
  • Lecturing in the field of corporate law


  • German Forum of Inheritance Law (Deutsches Forum für Erbrecht) e.V., Munich
  • From 2007–2019 member and from 2015–2019 Chairman of the Advisory Board of CONSULEGIS EWIV/EEIG
  • Since 2014 member of the Supervisory Board of HEUBECK AG


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