Peter Leßmann, Attorney at Law

Peter Leßmann
Lawyer specialising in family and inheritance law

  • Born in 1942
  • Studied law and worked part-time as a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Private International Law in Hamburg
  • He then completed his legal clerkship in Hamburg and began working as a lawyer at the former law firm Schneider Stein in 1972. Since then has worked exclusively in the field of family and inheritance law
  • Admission to the Hanseatic OLG Hamburg 1977
  • Partner in the law firm Schneider Stein & Partner since 1974
  • Senior partner since 2000
  • Member for several years of the expert committee of the Hanseatic Bar Association for the admission to the bar.
    Specialist lawyer in family law
  • Retired from partnership since 2013 and working on a reduced scale


  • German Bar Association (DAV)
  • Working group on family law in the DAV
  • German Family Court Conference, Lawyers' Union Specialist Lawyers

Honorary posts

  • Vice President of the Presidium of the Lawyers' Union of Specialised Lawyers
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