Kirchdörfer, Rainer (Hon.-Prof.)

Leiter des Forschungs- und Lehrbereiches Recht der Familienunternehmen
Head of the Research and Teaching Area Law of Family Businesses

Alfred-Herrhausen Straße 50
58448 Witten
Room: 1.194
Telephone: +49 2302 926 515
Fax: +49 2302 926 561

August 25th, 1958

Born in Stuttgart, Germany


Training in industrial business management at Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart, Germany


Study of law in Tübingen with the degree of the First State Examination


Practical training at OLG Stuttgart with the degree of the Second State Examination, also teaching activities


Research associate at the chair of  Prof. Dr. W. Möschel at the University Tübingen

Since 1989

Lawyer in the law office Hennerkes & Partner in Stuttgart, since 1992 partner of the law office

Since 1989

Member of different boards in German enterprises

Since 2005

Honorary professor at the Witten/Herdecke University

Major focus:

Legal, strategic and fiscal consultancy in financial questions for family enterprises, in questions of succession, acquisitions and sales of enterprises, in questions of reorganisation and restructuring as well as of foundation founding.