Anke im Masche

Our wishes are the presentiments of the capabilities within ourselves,
announcing what we are really able to achieve.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – Poet, Philosopher, Lawyer

  • Law school University of Trier, 1988-92
    • Specializing in International Private Law (Conflicts of Law)
    • Anglo-American Law, “Fachspezifische Fremdsprachenausbildung Englisch – FFA, University of Trier, 1989-91
  • Preparation of a dissertation on the history of law between Germany and France, specifically on the Professor of Law Johann Joseph Bauerband (1800-1878) and the influences of the Code Civil on the teachings of law in the regions on the left side of the Rhine, 1992-93,
    Set aside for the benefit of founding a family
  • Beginning of the practical part of the legal training (Referendariat) in Mainz, 1993-94
    • Part time work in the law firm Dr. Kreidler-Pleus und Kollegen, Ludwigsburg, during maternity leave, 1998
    • Internship at YVR International Airport Authorities, Vancouver, Canada, 1998
  • Reentering the legal training (Referendariat) in Stuttgart, 1999
    • Training with the Court of Appeal Stuttgart, Senate with special jurisdiction in cases concerning International Private Law
    • Training with law firm Cremades Abogados in Madrid, Spain
    • Second State Exam, specializing in International Private Law, 2000
  • Admission to the Bar of Germany (Anwaltszulassung) January 2001
  • Associate lawyer with law firm Dr. Kreidler-Pleus und Kollegen, Ludwigsburg, 2000-2002
    Main area (international) estate law, additionally international family law, company law, competition law, criminal defense
  • Foundation of law firm Anke im Masche in Lübeck, 2005
  • Graduation of the course of studies for the specialization in estate law, 2005
    Continual professional development, priority estate law
  • Year of studies and training in Paris, France, September 2010 - June 2011
    • Continuation of the law firm from Paris
    • Intensive language course, University Paris-Sorbonne
    • Studies of the French estate law, civil law, international estate law
    • Freelance work for law firm Gaetjens, Saber Associés, Paris, France, April-June 2011
      Main area French-German successions


  • Lawyers Association Hamburg (HAV)
  • Lawyers Association Germany (DAV), association for estate law (ARGE Erbrecht)

Honorary Activity

Since 2008 on the Executive Committee of the parents’ association of the “Gymnasium” school Johanneum zu Lübeck, two years as chairwoman.