December 2018. Nicolas Wolski, qualified as attorney-at-law and as tax advisor in Germany, joins bpv Huegel’s tax team. He has profound transaction and advisory experience from long-standing work at Freshfields, Graf von Westphalen and most recently as European Counsel in the Frankfurt office of the New York law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. International dual-qualified professionals (attorney-at-law/tax advisor) are a particular strength of bpv Huegel’s tax practice.
“We are particularly pleased to welcome Nicolas, an outstanding tax lawyer, to our team. Tax issues and solutions are regularly cross-border. bpv Huegel’s international positioning creates added value for our clients“, comments Gerald Schachner, partner and head of the tax practice at bpv Huegel.
Nicolas Wolski focuses on tax advice in M&A transactions. He has extensive experience in the private equity industry and advised inter alia Ardian on the acquisition of SLV, 3i Group on the acquisition of Formel-D and Wendel-Group/Constantia Flexibles on the sale of Constantia labels business. He further specialises in international reorganisations and financing. Nicolas Wolski has an outstanding track record in advising banks, corporates and private equity houses on tax aspects of syndicated loan agreements.
Nicolas Wolski most recently completed postgraduate master studies in “Tax Law and Accounting” in Vienna. He moved to Austria for family reasons.
For the tax team bpv Huegel focuses on international dual-qualified professionals: partner Kornelia Wittmann is qualified as attorney-at-law in Germany and tax advisor in Austria and Hungary; and practice group leader Gerald Schachner is also qualified as attorney-at-law and tax advisor.
bpv Huegel’s leading tax expertise is nationally and internationally recognised. Most recently, the team was awarded “Austrian Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year” at the European Tax Awards of the International Tax Review in May 2018. The awards in London are considered as benchmark for the European market.