Jörn Vinnen, specialist lawyer for family law and specialist lawyer for inheritance law

Jörn Vinnen
Specialist lawyer for family law and
Specialist lawyer for inheritance law

  • Born 1967 in Hoya/Weser
  • After graduating from high school in Brinkum / Lower Saxony, he studied law at the universities of Osnabrück, Leiden / Netherlands and Göttingen
  • After the first state examination, he completed his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Celle, law firms in Hamburg and at the German Chamber of Commerce Abroad in Taipei
  • Practising as a lawyer since 1995 and specialised in family law since 1999
  • In August 2000 change to Schneider Stein & Partner
  • Admission to the Hanseatic OLG Hamburg 2002
  • Partner since 2005
  • Since 2006 also specialised lawyer for inheritance law
  • Certified executor (AGT) since 2007, the certification guidelines can be found here:
  • Partner of Schneider Stein & Partner Testamentsvollstreckungsgesellschaft

Foreign languages

  • English;
  • Dutch.


  • Hamburg Bar Association
  • Working Group Family Law in the German Bar Association (DAV)
  • Working group on inheritance law in the DAV
  • German-Taiwanese Lawyers Association
  • German-Dutch Lawyers Association
  • Working Group on the Execution of Wills (AGT)

Honorary posts

  • Chairman of the German Croquet Federation
  • Chairman of the Expert Committee on Inheritance Law of the Hanseatic Bar Association Hamburg
  • Regional representative of the DAV Inheritance Law Working Group for the Higher Regional Court district of Hamburg
  • Member of the Board of the German-Taiwanese Lawyers Association e.V.


  • Country report Netherlands in Rieck, Ausländisches Familienrecht, Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich
  • Commentary on Section 2315 BGB in von Göler Online BGB Commentary
  • Co-author in Kerscher/Krug/Spanke (eds.), Das erbrechtliche Mandat, 6th ed. 2019

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