Tax Department

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What the team is known for Specialised team with a strong reputation across a broad range of corporate tax work including matters relating to M&A, restructuring and real estate. Also renowned for its due diligence advice and litigation practice. Clients emanate from diverse industries, including major financial institutions, investment funds and gaming companies, with notable experience advising clients from Brazil.

Strengths One client applauds the team for its "expedient response and tailor-made solutions," adding that the information provided was "over and above what was requested."

Another client enthuses: "CERHA HEMPEL was the best partner for our needs. The responsiveness was very good and all our questions were answered quickly. The whole team was very qualified but also practice-orientated."

Work highlights Assisted Klabin Austria with advice on a range of tax matters including structuring the Austrian part of its USD1 billion notes issuance.

Notable practitioners

Benjamin Twardosz has a broad practice that sees him undertake a range of work including advising clients on cross-border bills of exchange, transactions, litigation, compliance and structuring matters. One client praises his "excellent experience," explaining: "It was a tricky matter, but he has a lot of knowledge and came back with reliable opinions."

Johannes Prinz advises on transactional matters, particularly those involving corporate restructuring and international tax law. He is also noted for his strength in transfer pricing and VAT matters.