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Gleiss Lutz

Tax

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What the team is known for

Active among international private equity clients as well as German corporates from sectors including manufacturing, technology and engineering. Houses particular experience in transactional tax matters, assisting with the structuring of M&A transactions and acquisition financing. Also acts on corporate tax matters, such as post-closing reorganisations and distressed restructuring. Active in court proceedings and handles compliance issues and investigations. Also provides advice relating to succession planning matters for high net worth individuals.

Work highlights

Advised Steinhoff Europe on the implementation of its restructuring.

Notable practitioners

Achim Dannecker is recognised for his work on succession planning matters, often advising high net worth individuals and family-owned businesses on tax structuring and reorganisations.

Johann Wagner is described by one source as "very, very smart and intelligent." He advises on a wide range of corporate tax issues including international transactions, reorganisations and restructurings.

Stefan Mayer often advises on the tax structuring for transactions and reorganisations and is particularly noted for his work on matters relating to real estate and distressed deals. One client describes him as a "great guy" who is "fun to work with and has excellent technical skills."

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Overview

Gleiss Lutz advises on the entire spectrum of German and international tax law. Gleiss Lutz’s tax team is regularly sought after for advice on sophisticated tax matters as well as innovative solutions for complex transactions. Its tax specialists work closely with other practice areas to provide integrated, seamless service and tailored solutions in the most important areas of German and international tax law.

International conglomerates, financial institutions, private equity companies, medium-sized enterprises (Mittelstand), entrepreneurs and public authorities all appreciate the first-class service provided by the firm’s lawyers, as well as their personal dedication and targeted advice.

Members

Mayer, Stefan (Head of Department)

Dannecker, Achim

Marchal, Hendrick

Wagner, Johann

Wagner, Johann

Werder, Alexander

Industries

Active in numerous industries, including:

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Tax

Gleiss Lutz

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Location

Lautenschlagerstraße 21

Stuttgart

Baden-Wuerttemberg

Germany

70173

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

Tax


Achim Dannecker
Band 3
Johann Wagner
Band 5
Stefan Mayer
Band 5