About Us

History

Founded in 1976 by Dr. Hans-Hellmut Höhne in Munich, Germany, and relocated in 1997 to Platja d’Aro, the Dr. Höhne Law Firm & Tax Consultancy is the largest international law firm on the Costa Brava today. In 2006 we opened an office in Empuriabrava (Alt Empordá). Our clients can also arrange appointments in Girona and Barcelona.

Dr. Hans-Hellmut Höhne

Dr. Hans-Hellmut Höhne passed his German legal exams after studying at the universities of Freiburg (Germany), Nice (France), Mainz (Germany) and Munich (Germany). He completed his doctorate in Spanish banking law (spanisches Bankrecht). In 1976 he founded the Dr. Höhne Law Firm & Tax Consultancy in Munich. In the same year he passed the Spanish legal exams and relocated the office to Platja d’Aro (Girona). In the years that followed, Dr. Höhne opened further offices in Madrid, Palma de Mallorca and Empuriabrava (Girona). In this way, he established the leading German and Spanish law and tax office.

Dr. Höhne has published a number of publications on German and Spanish law, most importantly his standard textbooks for law and taxes on the Balearic Islands and in Catalonia. Furthermore, he appeared as a lecturer at a variety of functions on topics concerning the legal relationship between Germany and Spain.

Dr. Hans-Hellmut Höhne passed away in May 2007. The Dr. Höhne Law Firm & Tax Consultancy continues in his name.