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What the team is known for

Outstanding tax department able to handle cross-border mandates thanks to the firm's impressive international network. Noteworthy strength in the tax aspects of M&A projects, real estate transactions and company reorganisations. Popular choice for investment, pensions and private equity tax issues. Also represents clients in contentious tax mandates and gains recognition for its tax investigations advice. Caters to a large variety of clients, including financial institutions, insurance companies, real estate funds and asset managers as well as corporations from the energy and engineering industries.

Work highlights

Advised ThyssenKrupp on the carve-out of its steel business and negotiations with Tata Steel, as well as its intended separation into two conglomerates.

Notable practitioners

Andreas Schaflitzl advises on tax structures for multinational M&A, carve-outs, takeovers and joint ventures.

Jens Blumenberg enjoys a strong reputation for corporate tax and compliance mandates. He is particularly noted for his expertise in international tax law.

Oliver Rosenberg is widely considered to be "a very strong transactional tax lawyer." He provides advice on prominent cross-border transactions, restructures and inbound investments.

Rainer Stadler is well regarded for tax advice around funds structuring and investments. He acts for a number of market-leading companies, insurers and financial institutions.

Sebastian Benz is reputed for transactional tax work, with an impressive track record of advising on large international deals. One interviewee says: "We rely heavily on his advice and we're fine with that because of the high quality. He's very commercial; he understands the complexity of the risk management technique we are trying to use and also how and when to approach the tax authorities."

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Tax

Linklaters

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Location

Taunusanlage 8

Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Germany

60329

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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


Oliver Rosenberg
Band 2
Rainer Stadler
Band 5
Sebastian Benz
Band 2

Tax: Consultants


Andreas Schaflitzl
Band 3
Jens Blumenberg
Band 1