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Wilhelm Scheffen


(Partner until 2001)


  • born 1919, married, two children
  • studied law at the University of  Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and at the University of  Lausanne (Université de Lausanne)
  • 1950 admitted at the German Bar
  • 1962 creation of a law firm with Dr. Fritz Fuchs und Dr. Fritz Manstetten
  • 1981 Partnership with  Dr. Manfred Brüning and renaming of the law firm SCHEFFEN & BRÜNING Attorneys Cologne
  • 1998  additional partner Dipl.-Inform Dr. Marcus Werner, renaming of the partnership in  SCHEFFEN BRÜNING WERNER Attorneys Cologne
  • 2001 retired
  • died on September 22, 2014


  • English


  • Bar Association Cologne (former member of the board)
  • Lawyers' Association Cologne (honorary member and former chairman)