Business Law Firm and Accounting Firm in Germany
Business Law, Banking & Finance, Tax & Accounting and the Law of Nonprofit Organizations
WINHELLER are your legal and tax experts in the fields of German and international business law and tax law. We also focus on corporate clients who require advice in the banking & finance field and we are one of the leading law and tax accounting firms in Germany when it comes to counselling charitable and nonprofit organizations and private foundations.
We mainly focus on the following legal areas and industries:
German Attorneys and Tax Consultants Advising Clients in Germany and Around the World
Our clients are national and international medium-sized and big companies successfully pursuing their business activities in various fields. In addition, we represent some of the most renowned institutional and wealthy private investors as well as national and foreign charitable and nonprofit organizations. On an ongoing basis, we have also been representing German public sector entities. Most of our international clients come from English and French speaking countries as well as from China and Russia.
Local German Law Firm / Tax Firm with an International Approach
Even though WINHELLER is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, with branches in Berlin and other German cities, our distinguished team consists of experienced lawyers and accountants / CPAs very well connected internationally. As a proud member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms our legal and tax advisors rely on a well-established international network of committed lawyers and tax experts in Germany, Europe and many other strategic places in the world, like the USA, the Russian Federation, and the People’s Republic of China. Thus, you can rely on our expertise in business law, banking law, and tax law regardless where you are located.
Trustful Client / Lawyer Relationship
WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors are committed to provide foresighted, results-oriented and practical solutions at the highest legal and ethical stage. As a matter of course, our legal and tax solutions pay off, are efficient and secure. But first and foremost, our shared success is based on mutual trust between our valued clients and our advisors and we will do everything in our power to establish an effective long-term relationship with you and your company as well.
Attorneys in Germany and German Tax Consultants with outstanding reviews
Independent parties attest our German business lawyers and tax advisors impeccable expertise: "This firm has not only passed our rigorous screening process, but has distinguished itself as a firm delivering legal services of the highest standards", says John C. Buchanan, President of The International Society of Primerus Law Firms, a highly selective alliance of independent business law firms. The specialized press, too, relies on our expertise and regularly quotes our lawyers and accountants concerning current legal and tax issues. Germany’s "Who’s who" of law firms – JUVE German Commercial Law Firms – has repeatedly listed WINHELLER among the most frequently recommended law firms in Germany. We have received similar accolades from "Legal 500", "Acquisition International" ("German Tax Law Firm of the Year" and "German Business Law Firm of the Year"), "Corporate INTL" and "Global Law Experts" (both: "Foundations Law Firm of the Year in Germany").
Our firm has received outstanding reviews since its inception in 2006 when it was ranked among the top 10 medium-sized German business law firms by the German newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung", the Soldan GmbH, the German Federal Bar and the German Federal Attorneys' Association. There are several more awards our German lawyers received during the last years.
Lutz Auffenberg critically discusses the proposals made by BaFin in a public comment.
Dr. Astrid Plantiko attended the EMEA Conference of our international law firm network Primerus.
WINHELLER attorney Dirk Pohl answers questions concerning customs and airport inspections.
Lutz Auffenberg and EU Commissioner Oettinger took part in the discussion about data protection and data security.
Legal due diligence on IP, know-how and software of a Russian entity of the sector building & construction.
Successful negotiations on sponsoring and cooperation agreements with one of Germanys biggest labor unions.
Successfully represented and advised one of the leading companies of the Russian telecommunications sector.