Specialist Inheritance Lawyer
Siegrid Lustig was born in Hildesheim in 1972 and studied law in Göttingen from 1993 till 1998. In 2000, after completing her legal clerkship, she started working for Schindhelm in Hanover as a lawyer. Since 2008, she has been a lawyer specialising in inheritance law and, since 2012, a managing partner of Schindhelm in Hanover. In summer 2014, Siegrid Lustig completed the training course for the acquisition of special skills for lawyers specialising in tax law. In 2017, she has also been a foundation manager certified by the German Foundation Academy [Deutsche StiftungsAkademie GmbH (DSA)]. Since February 2019, she has also been an executor of will certified by the Working group of Executors of Will and Care of Estate (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Testamentsvollstreckung und Vermögenssorge e. V.).
In 2017 Siegrid Lustig has been a lecturer in the Tax Law Department of the University of Applied Sciences for Economics & Management [Fachhochschule für Oekonomie & Management gGmbH] in Hanover, giving seminars on inheritance law. She regularly gives lectures concerning last wills in regard to surviving mentally disabled persons [Behindertentestament], in particular at the Academy for Rehabilitation Professions of the “Lebenshilfe” State Association of Lower Saxony [Akademie für Rehaberufe des Lebenshilfe Landesverband Niedersachsen e.V.]. And she is also a lecturer at the Institute of Law and Economics concerning Custodianships [Institut für Recht und Ökonomie des Betreuungswesens (IRÖB)], where she provides further training to professional custodians in inheritance law.
Siegrid Lustig possesses wide experience in national and cross-border estate matters. She provides comprehensive advice on inheritance law as well as on inheritance and gift tax law to entrepreneurs and consumers alike. Before the accrual of an inheritance, she designs business and asset succession plans and drafts the required dispositions by will, contracts, and deeds. After the accrual of an inheritance, she not only provides advice to the heirs and executors about the winding up of the estate and the apportionment of the assets and liabilities, but also offers representation in all kinds of inheritance law disputes. Apart from that, Siegrid Lustig draws up endowment and inheritance tax declarations and provides advice to donors. Siegrid Lustig has special expertise in the field of the so-called „Behindertentestament“ as the last will of the relatives of mentally disabled persons.
Siegrid Lustig regularly gives lectures on issues of inheritance law.
She is a member
- of the German Bar Association [Deutscher Anwaltsverein e.V. (DAV)]
- of the Inheritance Law Working Group of the DAV [Arbeitsgemeinschaft Erbrecht des DAV],
- of the German Lawyers, Notary and Tax Advisors Association for Inheritance and Family Law [Deutsche Anwalts-, Notar- und Steuerberatungsvereinigung für Erb- und Familienrecht e.V. (DANSEF)]