Transactions / M&A | Tax Law | Corporate and Group Tax Law | International Tax Law / Transfer Pricing

Chambers Europe: Flick Gocke Schaumburg solidifies position as leading tax law firm in Germany

15.03.2024 | Latest news

As in previous years, Flick Gocke Schaumburg has again been ranked top in Germany for tax advice in the 2024 edition of the Chambers Europe guide. The firm has been consistently ranked in the top tier (Band 1) in the Tax in Germany category for many years.

Chambers and Partners, the renowned UK provider of legal research and analysis, highlighted Flick Gocke Schaumburg’s strengths as follows:

“Flick Gocke Schaumburg has a standout tax team offering strength across many specialisms within the field. The team is highly sought after by domestic blue-chip corporates as well as international clients for advice on transactional matters and company reorganisations, with further tax capabilities in capital markets-related mandates. Alongside its leading corporate tax practice, the firm handles a broad range of contentious issues both at fiscal court and before the ECJ and also provides regulatory advice, including on transfer pricing and international tax law as well as tax audits. (…).”

Flick Gocke Schaumburg was also recognized for its legal advice in transactions.  In 2024, the firm leads the Chambers Europe Guide’s Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market rankings table for the first time.

As in previous years, the partners at Flick Gocke Schaumburg ranked as leading advisors by Chambers include:

  • Leading tax advisors: Prof. Thomas Rödder (Eminent Practitioner); Prof. Xaver Ditz and Prof. Andreas Schumacher (both Band 3)
  • Leading lawyers in tax law: Prof. Jens Schönfeld (Band 4)
  • Investment funds: Christian Schatz (Band 5)

Chambers & Partners has published annual rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in 180 countries since 1999. Its research includes interviews with thousands of in-house counsel and legal advisors. The key criteria for the rankings are market position, client feedback, and the development of each firm over the previous year. <<<