Chambers names Flick Gocke Schaumburg as the leading tax law firm in Germany

Chambers and Partners, the renowned British provider of legal research and analysis, has named Flick Gocke Schaumburg as the top-ranked firm in the “Tax in Germany” category of the Europe Guide Rankings 2021.

The Chambers review describes Flick Gocke Schaumburg as:

“Standout tax team offering strength across many specialisms within the field. 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. Also provides regulatory advice, including on transfer pricing and international tax law as well as tax audits. Team includes both tax consultants and attorneys at law.”

From Flick Gocke Schaumburg’s leading tax team, Chambers made special mention of partners Prof. Thomas Rödder (Band 1 in “Tax: Consultants in Germany”), Prof. Andreas Schumacher (Band 2 in “Tax: Consultants in Germany”), Prof. Jens Schönfeld (Band 4 in “Tax in Germany Legal Rankings”) and Christian Schatz (Band 5 in “Investment Funds”).

Chambers & Partners has produced 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 each year. The key criteria for the rankings are market position, client feedback, and the development of each firm over the previous year.