VPMK RECHTSANWÄLTE LEGAL SERVICES PARTMBB

vpmk is an internationally focused German law firm with offices in Berlin and Stuttgart, Germany. We are a proud member of BGI Global since October 2021.

VPMK is an internationally focused German law firm with offices in Berlin and Stuttgart, Germany. We are a proud member of BGI GLOBAL since October 2021.

Our legal service structure is based on four key areas:  Immigration, Business, Private Law and Real Estate. Our specialized lawyers, combined with our international team and our modern organization, guarantees a competent, focused and always trustful cooperation. We are able to offer excellent international consulting services together with BGI GLOBAL.

Integrated Competence  

Our team of attorneys and certified specialists provide comprehensive legal consultation and representation to private clients, companies and start-ups. For this purpose, all our departments work closely together. In addition to the legal aspects, we also take our clients’ personal needs and life situation into account.

International

We serve clients from all parts of the world and are prepared to handle specific requirements that come with various countries and cultures. Legal consultation can be conducted in English, French, German, Norwegian and Spanish. Our office has Russian, Italian, Hebrew and Mandarin speaking employees to provide communication in native languages of our clients.

Accessible

Along with our attorneys´ consultation and attention, there is always a paralegal or qualified legal assistant on our teams as personal contact for you and your clients. This way, we ensure that your case is processed in the best possible manner, keeping all sides informed and with short response times.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Corporate Migration, Foreign Specialists for Companies
  • Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas for Employees, Self-Employed & Freelancers, General Immigration Law
  • German Citizenship
  • International and National Family Law, Family-Based Immigration
  • Consultation and Investment Services for Real Estate Transactions and Venture Capital Investments
  • Business Start-Up, Company Foundation, Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property and digital media Law
  • International & National Labor and Social Security Law

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Corporate Migration, Foreign Specialists for Companies
  • Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas for Employees, Self-Employed & Freelancers, General Immigration Law
  • German Citizenship
  • International and National Family Law, Family-Based Immigration
  • Consultation and Investment Services for Real Estate Transactions and Venture Capital Investments
  • Business Start-Up, Company Foundation, Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property and digital media Law
  • International & National Labor and Social Security Law

OUR TEAM

BGI Christoph von Planta
Christoph Von Planta
PARTNER

Born and raised in Switzerland, dual citizenship, studies abroad in London and Aix-en-Provence; Studied at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg im Breisgau.; Established and built up the law firm vpmk attorneys in April 1998; Bar certified specialist lawyer for migration law (Fachanwalt für Migrationsrecht) since 2016; Lecturer in the field of labor migration, business migration, and educational migration for the German Lawyers Academy (Deutsche AnwaltAkademie), for the Republican Lawyers Association (Republikanischer Anwältinnen- und Anwälteverein – RAV), and for the German Bar Association/ Deutscher Anwaltverein; co-founder and operator of the internet portal of national case law for lawyers specialized in immigration law, Anwaltsdatenbank.net, since 2005; Member of the executive committee of the German Federal Bar Association working group for migration law since 2012.

BGI Volker Mauch
Volker Mauch
PARTNER

Studies at University of Hamburg (study focus: international private law); Judicial clerkship in Brandenburg; Founding partner of the law firm vpmk attorneys in April 1998; Bar certified specialist lawyer for labour law; Participation in specialist course for tax law; Member of the German Lawyer’s Association, Brandenburg Society for Cosmopolitanism and Human Dignity (Brandenburgischer Verein für Weltoffenheit und Menschenwürde), and the Münzsalon e. V.; Several years of work for movie production companies.

BGI Rebecca Müller
Rebecca Müller
PARTNER

Studies: University Trier/Rhineland-Palatinate; Judicial clerkship: Cottbus/Brandenburg; 2 years of freelance work as journalist; Admission to the bar in 1998.
Established and built up the law firm vpmk attorneys in April 1998; Bar certified specialist lawyer for family law since 2007 and furthermore specialized in the field of migration law.

BGI Lars Kroidl
Lars Kroidl Ll.m.
PARTNER

Born in Wauwatosa/Wisconsin/USA Studies at Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Leiden University/Netherlands and University of San Diego/USA (study focus: public and international law) Scholarships: Erasmus Scholarship Leiden University, Merit Scholarship University of San Diego Master of Laws, University of San Diego Judicial clerkship: Regional Court Bremen, international law department of the German Foreign Office (proceedings on compensation for forced labor), Heskia-Hacmun Law Firm, Tel-Aviv/Israel; Partner at vpmk Attorneys since May 2003; Bar-certified Specialist of Administrative Law Litigation experience at local, regional and federal courts Lecturer Memberships: German lawyer association (Deutscher Anwaltsverein), Pro Asyl e.V., Zeuthener Segler-Verein e.V., Berlin-Wannsee.

BGI Katja Ponert
Katja Ponert
PARTNER

Studies at Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg im Breisgau; scholarship: University of Barcelona (European & public international law). Judicial clerkship: district court of Freiburg; Pro Asyl/ Frankfurt, UNHCR/ Berlin; 2003/2004 consultant for Immigration and Refugees in Parliament (Green Party); Admission to the bar in June 2004; Many years of volunteering for Pro Asyl; researcher at Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg im Breisgau., Germany; partner of vpmk Attorneys at Law since January 2006.
Successful participation in the specialist course for migration law and social law; Bar certified specialist lawyer for social law since 2010.

BGI Stephanie Dufner
Stephanie Dufner, E. Ma
PARTNER

Born in Freiburg; Legal studies in Münster and Barcelona; E.MA Master in Human Rights an Democratisation at EIUC in Venice and Lisbon University (topic of the Master thesis: „Women in the European Asylum System“); Judicial clerkship in Berlin with stages at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, German Institute for Human Rights, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR); Legal consultant for international law at German headquarter of Amnesty International Germany; Admission to the bar since 2012; Manager at Fragomen Global LLP, Frankfurt; Partner at vpmk Attorneys since 2016; Established the Stuttgart office of vpmk Attorneys in 2017; Successful completion of the specialist migration law course in 2019; Volunteer consultant at different NGOs for migrants; Memberships: Netzwerk Migrationsrecht, German Federal Bar Association working group for migration law, German Women Lawyers Association, Amnesty International, Pro Asyl.

BGI Till Heinrich
Till Heinrich
PARTNER

Born in Stuttgart, Germany; Studied at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen; Admission to the Bar in 2010; Bar certified specialist lawyer for media and copyright law; external data protection officer; Lecturer for corporate, media and copyright law at private universities.
Joined the law firm vpmk as a partner in 2018.

BGI Andreas Conzelmann
Andreas Conzelmann
PARTNER

Born in Albstadt; Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and Universidad de Deusto Bilbao; Judicial clerkship in Baden-Württemberg and Kuala Lumpur. Andreas advises on all matters relating to Immigration Law and Global Mobility.
Andreas was admitted to the Bar in 2018 and became a partner at vpmk in 2022.

LOCATION

Berlin – GERMANY

vpmk Rechtsanwälte Legal Services PartmbB
BGI Germany
mail@vpmk.de
https://www.vpmk.de/

Tel. +493053633990
Fax +493053633998
Monbijouplatz 3a
10178 Berlin-Mitte
Germany

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LOCATION

Stuttgart – GERMANY

vpmk Rechtsanwälte Legal Services PartmbB
BGI Germany
mail@vpmk.de
www.vpmk.de

Tel. +4971125269370
Fax +4971125269379
Blumenstrasse 32
70182 Stuttgart
Germany

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