Monument protection

A special focus is the dedicated and well-founded advice and representation of monument owners.

Dr. Hartung is one of the few lawyers in Bavaria and Germany with proven and in-depth expertise in the law on the preservation of historical monuments, including all tax issues. Together with the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Historical Monuments and the State Office for Taxes, Dr. Hartung has published information on possible tax benefits for historical monuments, which you can access here: Listed buildings and tax concessions

By the way: Our head office is also located in one of Munich's most beautiful monuments at Platzl 5, registered in the list of monuments as a 

  • Former Corpshaus Bavaria, now Corphaus Rheno-Palatia, four-storey corner building with polygonal, domed corner oriel and rich façade structure in German Renaissance forms, built by Jakob Heilmann and Max Littmann, 1899/1900; with remains of the historic city wall, 1285-1337, at the passage to the east.

  • In our office on the first floor at Platzl 5, the unforgettable Therese Giehse their cabaret programme Die Pfeffermühle. The rooms of our office were used as a theatre for a long time until the 1950s. Even today, you can still glimpse the stage on the ceiling in one of the rooms in our office.

Focal points are:

  • Representation in the tax certification procedure (in particular within the framework of § 7 i EStG)
  • Necessity of under-protection of architectural monuments and of requirements under monument protection law
  • Conversion measures on architectural monuments
  • Admissibility of large-scale renovation projects on historical monuments (villas, farmhouses, commercial buildings, tenement houses, etc.)
  • Neighbour protection within the perimeter of a listed building

Since 2008, we have been advising and representing monument owners in large projects on all issues of monument protection nationwide. In doing so, we focus on a fair balance of interests in the interest of our clients with the authorities in order to achieve the owners' goals appropriately. We are pleased about our high success rate, which shows that our approach is the right one.

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Head Office in Munich: GalerieKanzlei im Platzl 5, 80331 Munich, Germany