Expat Lawyers in Germany

Legal Solutions Made in Germany

Expat Lawyers
in Germany

Legal Solutions Made in Germany

Moving to a new country can be an exciting adventure filled with business and personal opportunities, cultural discoveries, and personal growth. However, for expatriates in Germany, it can also come with a myriad of legal challenges and complexities. From immigration regulations and employment contracts to tax obligations and property acquisitions, the German legal landscape can appear daunting, requiring expert guidance to ensure compliance and protect one’s rights.

In this ever-evolving globalized world, expats in Germany can find reassurance in the assistance of Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte. We are a full-service, multidisciplinary law firm dedicated to addressing the unique legal needs of our clients. With a deep understanding of national and international legal frameworks, Schlun & Elseven offers invaluable support and guidance, helping expats confidently navigate German law’s intricacies. Whether you’re seeking assistance with immigration matters, employment contracts, family law issues, tax compliance, or real estate transactions, our legal team is ready to support you.

Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte: Our Full-Service Approach

German bureaucracy is notorious for its intricacies and complications. Therefore, having a reliable legal partner in your corner is invaluable. As a full-service law firm, the team of lawyers at Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte is available to assist private individuals and corporate clients in Germany in specific legal cases and by providing ongoing legal support. Our firm consists of certified specialists and dedicated teams of experts across all areas of German law.

Private individual expatriates often approach our firm regarding matters of maintaining active compliance with tax, social security, immigration laws and matters relating to divorce law and estate planning. Entrepreneurs and professionals consult with us regularly regarding German corporate law, competition and antitrust regulations and employment law provisions.

At Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte, our aim is to provide our clients with comprehensive legal solutions tailored to their needs. Our firm prides itself on its excellent and efficient customer service and swift responses to customer queries. With conference rooms and offices in Cologne, Aachen, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and Munich our lawyers are available for in-person meetings all over Germany.

Construction Law Services for Expats

The construction lawyers at Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte will be there throughout your project. Our lawyers provide advice from the initial investment considerations to the economical use of your property and even, if necessary, to its final sale. German construction law is a complex process as there is a significant volume and diverse sources of construction law. Legal requirements can differ depending on the German state where the project is taking place.

As experienced construction attorneys, our team aims to provide clients with comprehensive legal services to complete their construction projects. We advise on construction defects, construction payments, contracts and more.

International Divorce Cases and Family Law Matters

Facing complex legal and personal matters such as divorce can be daunting. As an expatriate in Germany, such cases are even more challenging. However, with reliable legal advice and support from family law experts, it is possible to meet those difficulties head-on. At Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte, our lawyers are experienced in all matters concerning divorce cases in Germany. Our specialist services regarding divorce include:

International divorce cases whereby parties are located in different countries require expert legal counsel, and at Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte, our team is ready to support you in your case.

As well as divorce cases, our team provides clear guidance regarding delicate issues, such as surrogacy law, adoption cases, child support and prenuptial agreements.

Employment Law Advice for Expats

At Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte, our certified specialists in German employment law are ready to advise businesses with drafting employment contracts, creating anti-discrimination policies, and designing employment termination agreements.

If you have taken up employment in Germany, having an employment law legal expert in your corner is also valuable. Germany has strict rules and regulations regarding notice periods, employment contracts and unfair dismissal.

Legal advice is also recommendable for those posted in Germany for a limited period, as questions may arise concerning income tax and social security contributions that need to be clarified.