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Dr. Christoph Schimmer, MSc, becomes an attorney at CERHA HEMPEL

At the beginning of January 2022, Dr. Christoph Schimmer, MSc, joined CERHA HEMPEL's corporate and tax practice as an attorney and tax advisor in the team headed by Dr. Benjamin Twardosz, LL.M.

Dr. Christoph Schimmer is admitted to practice both as a lawyer and as a tax advisor and has many years’ experience in both professions. Working at the intersection where corporate practice and tax practice meet, he provides multidisciplinary advice in the areas of corporate law, company law, group tax law and international tax law. His advisory work focuses in particular on M&A transactions, reorganizations and tax structuring.

Dr. Christoph Schimmer received his doctorate in law from the University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 2016, Mag. iur. 2012) and also holds two degrees from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (MSc 2012, BSc 2010). He previously held the position of university assistant at the Institute for Financial Law at the University of Vienna.

Prior to joining CERHA HEMPEL, Dr. Christoph Schimmer worked for several years at a renowned international law firm and at a Big Four tax consulting firm. He is the author of numerous publications and regularly lectures at various educational institutions.

Dr. Benjamin Twardosz, Partner at CERHA HEMPEL: "In addition to having a strong traditional tax litigation practice, I’m pleased that we’ve also been able to strengthen our practice in the area of transactional tax law and tax structuring."