In addition to acting for clients in all private law matters, Dr. Foerster now concentrates on the following fields:


Succession law

  • Advice on drawing up a will
  • Forms of agreements to hand over property
  • Transferring farm ownership
  • Company succession
  • Contracts of inheritance
  • Compulsory share of estate
  • International succession law
  • Applications for an inheritance certificate
  • Wills for disabled people
  • Execution of wills
  • Advice on all matters relating to (deceased’s) estate
  • Representing heirs for the distribution of the estate

Company law

  • Drafting company agreements
    • German Civil Code company (GbR)
    • General partnership (OHG)
    • Limited liability company (GmbH)
    • Limited partnership (KG)
    • GmbH & Co KG
    • Entrepreneur company or “mini GmbH” (UG)
  • Advice to companies and shareholders on all company law matters
  • Contracts to buy or sell companies (share deal/ asset deal)
  • Advice on setting up a business
  • Company succession

Contract law

  • Purchase agreements
  • Real estate purchases
  • Property developer law
  • Heritable building rights contracts
  • Purchase agreements for private homes
  • Advice in all matters relevant to buyers and sellers of land
  • Contracts to transfer property
  • Transferring farm ownership

Dr. Thomas Foerster
Lawyer and notary,
Certified Specialist for succession law
born on 30.03.1957 in Guetersloh
married, 3 children


1982 Graduated with 2nd state law qualification from Bielefeld University, Admitted to the practice of law
1989 Doctorate awarded by Mannheim University
1992 Appointed Notary in Langenberg
2008 Admitted as Certified Specialist for succession law


Fields of law:
Succession, commercial and company, contracts, agricultural, competition 

Member of:
Deutsche Anwaltverein (DAV) e.V. (Association of German Lawyers) 

Deutsche Anwalts-, Notar- u. Steuerberatervereinigung für Erb- und Familienrecht e.V. (German union of lawyers, notaries and tax consultants for succession and family law)

Lectures and publications on topics relating to competition and succession law, design of contracts