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"Focus" Top Law Firm 2018

"Focus" Top Law Firm 2018

WINHELLER was added to the list of Top Law Firms for the third time in a row in this year's famous special edition of the German magazine Focus. The Hamburg-based market research institute Statista GmbH examined the most renowned German law firms in 21 categories on behalf of the news magazine. For the collection of the rankings, different evaluation parameters were considered by Statista, including recommendations by clients and colleagues.

WINHELLER was listed for the area of tax law again, as the tax law team was highly recommended by peers and clients.


Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2018

Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2018

WINHELLER again achieved a top ranking in the index of internationally operating media law firms, Media Law International (MLI). In the 2018 edition, our law firm is listed as one of Germany's top addresses for intellectual property law, media law and copyright law"among Germany’s recognised firms for media on account of the team’s proficiency and expertise."

Only exclusive international media law firms were listed, which have distinguished themselves in the past year by particularly successful deals and successes. Interview partners were national and international clients from media and internet.


Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Legal 500 EMEA 2018

WINHELLER has again been included in the handbook of law firms Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 as one of the leading law firms in the nonprofit sector. The editorial board selects the best law firms from 85 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. According to the editors, "WINHELLER Rechtsanwälte's very competent team advises reliably, solution-oriented and at a very high service level". Furthermore, the "broad expertise of the non-profit sector" is emphasized. In addition to the law firm, Attorney Stefan Winheller is particularly recommended as an expert for nonprofit law.

All Legal 500 rankings are based on independent research by the Legal 500 staff. The inclusion in the handbook is based on the performance of the law firm over the past 12 months.


azur100: top employer for lawyers 2018

azur100: Top Employer for Lawyers 2018

WINHELLER is one of the azur top employers 2018 with good career prospects for lawyers and one of the top employers in 2018 in the area of succession/property/foundation. The independent azur editorial staff praises: "WINHELLER covers all essential training points and invests a lot of time in their employees - for a unit of this size this is not a matter of course." Our law firm also takes into account the increasing desire for a work-life balance: "Their lawyers can rely on predictable working hours and around 45 hours per week, that's nine hours less than the market average that results from the azur associate survey," says the azur editorial team.


WINHELLER listed in JUVE Directory of top rated German Law Firms 2017/2018

WINHELLER listed in JUVE directory of top rated German Law Firms 2017/2018

WINHELLER has again been included in the JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms of this year. The editors summarize: "In the boutique specializing in foundations and nonprofit organizations, especially the close interconnection with tax law has led to a disproportionate development. The law firm is well known for its comprehensive foundation advisory services [...]. In this core area it is growing steadily."

The publishers guarantee, the directory inclusion is solely based on the independent research of the JUVE editors.


"Focus" Top Law Firm 2017

"Focus" Top Law Firm 2017

In this year's famous special edition of the German magazine Focus, WINHELLER was added to the list of Top Law Firms for the second time in a row. The Hamburg-based market research institute Statista GmbH examined the most renowned German law firms in 26 categories on behalf of the news magazine. For the collection of the rankings, different evaluation parameters were considered by Statista, including recommendations by clients and colleagues.

WINHELLER was listed for the area of tax law again, as the tax law team was highly recommended by peers and clients.


Corporate Insider M&A Award 2017

Corporate Insider M&A Award 2017

WINHELLER was awarded the M&A Award 2017. With this award, Corporate Insider honors consulting firms that have achieved particular successes last year.

The Corporate Insider awards are based solely on merit and achievements, reflecting the recognition of experts in their respective fields.


Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2017

Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2017

WINHELLER achieved a top ranking in the 2017 edition of Media Law International (MLI). The index of internationally operating media law firms lists our law firm as one of Germany's top adressess for intellectual property law, media law and copyright law"among Germany’s recognised firms for media on account of the team’s proficiency and expertise."

Only exclusive international media law firms were listed, which have distinguished themselves in the past year by particularly successful deals and successes. Interview partners were national and international clients from media and internet.


Legal 500 EMEA 2017

Legal 500 EMEA 2017

The handbook of law firms Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017 included WINHELLER as one of the leading law firms in the nonprofit sector. The editorial board selects the best law firms from 82 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. According to the editors, WINHELLER "provides comprehensive advice to non-profit organizations and trusts". In addition to the law firm, Stefan Winheller and Anka Hakert, "who is extremely experienced in advising educational institutions", are once again recommended as experts for the nonprofit sector.

All Legal 500 rankings are based on independent research by the Legal 500 staff. The inclusion in the handbook is based on the performance of the law firm over the last 12 months.


Nonprofit Tax Law Firm of the year 2017

Nonprofit Tax Law Firm of the year 2017

WINHELLER was awarded the CorporateINTL Global Award 2017 as the leading German law firm for nonprofit tax law. The award honors those who have shown excellence in expertise and service over the past 12 months.

The ranking is based on independent and detailed research by the editors of the magazine CorporateINTL.


Legal 500 Germany 2017 - Top 2 law firm for nonprofits

Legal 500 2017

WINHELLER was again recommended by the renowned handbook of law firms Legal 500 Germany and shares the second place with other top law firms in the nonprofit sector. The editors summarize: "The specialized law firm WINHELLER comprehensively advises nonprofit organizations and foundations, in particular the 'very good', renowned partner Stefan Winheller, who heads a highly qualified team, has to be pointed out."

The publisher Legalease Ltd guarantees that all rankings published by Legal 500 are based on independent research by Legal 500 staff.


WINHELLER listed in JUVE directory of top rated German Law Firms 2016/2017

WINHELLER was again included in the JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms. The editorial team summarizes: "The […] specialized boutique law firm keeps growing dynamically […]. It has made a name for itself nationwide as advisor for foundations […]. Renowned clients [...] as well as the significant growth of the team further account for the success."

The publishers guarantee, the directory inclusion is solely based on the research of the JUVE editors.


WINHELLER listed among Germany's most renowned law firms

"Focus" Top Law Firm 2016

In this year's famous special edition of the German magazine Focus, WINHELLER was added to the list of Top Law Firms 2016. The Hamburg-based market research institute Statista GmbH examined the most renowned German law firms on behalf of the news magazine. For the collection of the rankings, different evaluation parameters were considered by Statista, including recommendations by clients and colleagues.

WINHELLER was listed for the area of tax law, as the tax law team was highly recommended by peers and clients.


Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2016

MLI Media Law Firm 2016

WINHELLER again achieved a top ranking in the index of internationally operating media law firms, Media Law International. In the 2016 edition, our law firm is listed as one of Germany's top addresses for media and copyright law: "among Germany's recognised firms for media on account of the team's proficiency and expertise."

Only exclusive international media law firms were listed, which have distinguished themselves in the past year by particularly successful deals and successes. Interview partners were national and international clients from the fields of media and internet.


Legal 500 EMEA 2016

Legal 500 EMEA

WINHELLER has been included in the handbook of law firms Legal 500 EMEA as one of the leading firms in the nonprofit sector. The editorial team elects the best law firms of 81 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa every year. Their clients feel "on the safe side" with WINHELLER, say the editors. In addition to the law firm, the attorneys Stefan Winheller and Anka Hakert are recommended as experts for nonprofit law.

All Legal 500 rankings are based on independent research by Legal 500 staff. The inclusion in the handbook is based on the performance of the law firm over the last 12 months.


Legal 500 Germany 2016 - Top 5 law firm for nonprofits

WINHELLER is a top 5 law firm in the Legal 500 Deutschland

In 2016, WINHELLER was recommended for the first time by 'Legal 500 Germany', the internationally renowned clients' guide to the legal profession. In the non-profit sector, the Legal 500 editors rank WINHELLER among the top 5 law firms in Germany. "The law firm […] makes clients feel on the safe side ", say the editors. "Work is performed quickly and efficiently, and the team are not only professionally competent but also able to impart their knowledge in a way that is tailored to each target group", adds Legal 500. The work of the firm's entire practice group specializing in non-profit organizations and donations was rated as very good.

The publisher guarantees that all rankings published by Legal 500 are based on independent research by Legal 500 staff.


International Tax Planning Law Firm of the Year 2016

CorporateINTL Award 2016

WINHELLER has won the CorporateINTL global award 2016 as "International Tax Planning Law Firm of the Year in Germany". The award honors those who have shown excellence in expertise and service over the last 12 months.

CorporateINTL magazine ensures that the award is based on independent and detailed research by their editors.


WINHELLER listed in JUVE directory of top rated German Law Firms 2015/2016

WINHELLER commercial law form of 2015-2016

WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors got awarded with a listing into Germany's who's who of commercial law firms, so called JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms. The editorial team concludes: "WINHELLER is continuously expanding its client base and is steadily extending its ties to high-net-worth individuals and their charitable activities." Furthermore, they add: "A particular strength is the law firm's experience in US model fundraising."

The publishers guarantee, the directory inclusion is solely based on the research of the JUVE editors.


JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2015

JUVE German Commercial Law Firm 2015

For the first time, WINHELLER has benn included into the renowned Handbook JUVE German Commercial Law Firms. Below the headline "Young advisors already dominating the market", Attorney Stefan Winheller is being described as"advisor in its mid-30s to mid-40s who is already operating in the market for the long term and will shape it in the future." 

The publishers guarantee, the directory inclusion is solely based on the research of the JUVE editors.


Tax Law Firm of the Year 2015

WINHELLER ist Steuerrechtskanzlei des Jahres 2015

For its expertise in Tax Law and International Tax Planning, WINHELLER was awarded Best Tax Law Firm of the Year by the renowned magazine Acquisition International. For the second year in a row, WINHELLER is regarded as one of the leading tax law firms in Germany. According to the publishers, the honor is "given solely on merit and is awarded to commend those most deserving for outstand­ing work over the last 12 months. The awards recognize leaders in their respective fields and, crucially, are nominated by their clients and their peers."


Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2015

WINHELLER in the Media Law International 2015 edition

WINHELLER achieved a top ranking in the second edition of Media Law International (MLI), an index of internationally operating media law firms. According to the MLI editors, our law firm is one of Germany's top adressess for intellectual property law, media law and copyright law. The editors conclude:

"The expertise of WINHELLER lawyers is of a high level [...] combining knowledge of intellectual property and media law, the team is able to expand coverage and cross-sector reach. [...] The service offered is prompt and very professional, and at decent costs.”

Only exclusive international media law firms were listed, which have distinguished themselves in the past year by particularly successful deals and successes. Interview partners were national and international clients from the fields of media and internet.


WINHELLER awarded Top Company

WINHELLER awarded Top Company

Whether working conditions, communication, or working tasks, the employees of WINHELLER value their employer with an excellent testimony. As a result, the employer evaluation portal Kununu awarded the law firm WINHELLER the status "Top Company". This status can only be achieved through good and very good reviews of the staff. So far, only about six percent of all companies have been awarded this status.

We appreciate the feedback from current and former employees very much. Reports of the employees are an important component for us to improve and to quench the thirst for knowledge of new applicants. Current vacancies and job offers can be found in the German career section.


WINHELLER added to "JUVE" directory of top rated German Comercial Law Firms

JUVE directory 2014/2015

Being listed in the JUVE Directory 2014/2015, WINHELLER is counted to the most renowned Comercial Law firms in Germany. According to JUVE, "WINHELLER belongs to the most active law firms in the area of foundations and tax law."

The directory inclusion is solely based on the research of the JUVE editors.


Best Business Law Firm 2014

WINHELLER got awarded Best Business Law Firm

WINHELLER got awarded Best Business Law Firm - Germany by the renowned magazine Acquisition International. In particular, WINHELLER's commitment for clients running or starting a business in Germany was thereby honored.

The publishes indicate that "the awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for outstanding work over the last twelve months."


German Tax Law Firm of the Year 2014

German Tax Law Firm of the Year 2014

As German Tax Law Firm of the Year, the corporate finance magazine Acquisition International awarded us for an outstanding performance in the field of tax law and international tax planning. Hence, WINHELLER is regarded as one of the leading tax law firms in Germany.

According to the publishers, the honor is "given solely on merit and is awarded to commend those most deserving for outstand­ing work over the last 12 months. The awards recognize leaders in their respective fields and, crucially, are nominated by their clients and their peers."


WINHELLER included in Directory of Top Corporate Law Firms

Logo of the German law firm directory "Kanzleien in Deutschland"

With gratitude we welcome our first admittance into the German law firm directory "Kanzleien in Deutschland" (engl.: Law Firms in Germany). An independent team of editors analyzed corporate law firms all over Germany. The best got listed in the directory of 2014.

The editors concluded: "WINHELLER established itself as one-stop-shop for medium-sized companies, non-profit organizations, public administration and investors. For its international clients, the law firm offers full legal and tax advice under one roof. In the area of non-profit-law, the law firm is one of Germany's leading addresses.


Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2014

Logo of the Ranked Media Law Firms 2014

WINHELLER achieved a top ranking in the first edition of Media Law International (MLI), an index of internationally operating media law firms. According to the MLI editors, our law firm is one of Germany's top adressess for intellectual property lawmedia law and copyright law.

MLI concluded: "WINHELLER integrates the handling of media matters with intellectually property under its combined department, headed by Jens-Marwin Koch. The firm is appointed by domestic and overseas clients in relation to the protection and enforcement of their intellectual property, copyrights and neighbouring rights in motion picture and music publishing industries, among others."


Non-Profit Sector Law Firm of the Year in Germany

Logo INTL Winner 2014 WINHELLER Attorneys at Law

WINHELLER again was granted an award for its expertise in serving charitable organizations with legal and tax advice: The law firm received the award Non-Profit Sector Law Firm of the Year in Germany.

The award was granted by the business magazine Corporate INTL. The winners of the magazine's Global Awards are carefully selected by an independent awards panel in each country. The panelists take their decision mainly according to the quality of services provided and the expertise shown by the firm's advisors.


International Tax Planning Law Firm of the Year in Germany

Logo INTL Winner 2014 WINHELLER Attorneys at Law

We are pleased about the award International Tax Planning Law Firm of the Year in Germany. The award underlines the years of experience our advisors have in providing international businesses and charitable organizations with advice on international tax planning.

The award was granted by the business magazine Corporate INTL. The winners of the magazine's Global Awards are carefully selected by an independent awards panel in each country. The panelists take their decision mainly according to the quality of services provided and the expertise shown by the firm's advisors.


Foundations Law Firm of the Year in Germany

Logo INTL Winner 2014 WINHELLER

WINHELLER received another award reflecting the law firm's expertise in legal and tax advice for foundations. The law firm has been awarded Foundations Law Firm of the Year in Germany by the business magazine Corporate INTL. Winners of the magazine's Global Awards are carefully selected by an independent awards panel in each country. The panelists take their decision mainly according to the quality of services provided and the expertise shown by the firm's advisors.


Leading Law Firm for Non-Profit Organisations

Legal Awards Winner Logo 2013 WINHELLER

WINHELLER is pleased about the award German Leading Law Firm for Non-Profit Organisations. The award emphasizes the expertise of the law firm which has been specializing in legal and tax advice for non-profit organisations.

The independent editors of the magazine Acquisition International grant the award according to the services provided during the last year. The editors' decision which excellent law firms shall receive the award is based on the assessment of clients and competitors.


German Business Law Firm of the Year

WINHELLER is German Business Law Firm of the Year

By granting WINHELLER the award Business Law Firm of the Year - Germany, the Acquisition International Magazine recognises the expertise of our lawyers and advisers in German business law.

According to the publishers of Acquisition International the „awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for outstand­ing work over the last 12 months. Our awards recognise leaders in their respective fields and, crucially, are nominated by their clients and their peers.“


WINHELLER listed in JUVE Handbook of top rated German Comercial Law Firms

WINHELLER listed in JUVE Handbook of top rated German Comercial Law Firms

WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors again are listed among the most frequently recommended law firms in Germany: The editors of the JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms, Germany’s „who’s who“ of business law firms, reward the law firm's expertise in the areas of succession planning / estates / foundations. They emphasize our foundations law practice and describe WINHELLER Attorneys at Law as one of the renowned firms advising foundations.

WINHELLER's entry in the JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2013/2014

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German Tax Law Firm of the Year 2013

WINHELLER is Germany's Tax Law Firm of the Year 2013

WINHELLER is pleased to announce that the law firm won the award German Tax Law Firm of the Year. The award granted by the Acqusition International Magazine recognises our lawyers and advisers for their expertise in German tax law.

According to the publishers of Acquisition International the „awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for outstand­ing work over the last 12 months. Our awards recognise leaders in their respective fields and, crucially, are nominated by their clients and their peers.“


Corporate INTL: Law Firm of the Year for Foundations Law

Logo of the Legal Awards 2013 in black and red

WINHELLER again won a legal award: The law firm received the award Foundations Law - Law Firm of the Year in Germany for one of its most important practices. Corporate INTL, one of the leading monthly titles for business leaders, professional advisers and investors worldwide, asked an independent committee of experts of the legal market to carefully check the advisory services rendered by a great number of law firms. According to Corporate INTL, the awards "commemorate those who have been active over the past 12 months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service and during a difficult global economic downturn."

This award once again confirms WINHELLER's expertise and experience gathered over many years in the area of the German Law of Foundations.


Global Law Experts: Foundations Law Firm of the Year in Germany

WINHELLER is Germany's Foundations Law Firm of the Year

The independent editors of Global Law Experts chose WINHELLER as Law Firm of the year in the category "Foundations Law Firm of the Year in Germany - 2013 Global Law Experts Practice Area Awards". This award confirms the expertise and experience which our law firm has gathered over many years in the area of the German Law of Foundations.

Global Law Experts provides an international directory of law firms that numerous businesses, public authorities and other institutions consult when searching for legal advisors. The editors' decision to nominate respectively to choose a law firm as "Law Firm of the Year" for a certain area of legal practice is based on their research activities and on external recommendations.


JUVE Handbook 2011/2012: WINHELLER listed among Germany's best business law firms

WINHELLER listed among Germany's best business law firms

Once more, WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors are listed among the most frequently recommended law firms by the editors of the JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms, Germany’s „who’s who“ of business law firms. They emphasize our firm's securities law practice, where we represent mainly institutional investors and wealthy individuals. Besides, the editors describe WINHELLER Attorneys at Law as a law firm that can rely on a strong network on the international level. They also mention that we advise and represent an increasing number of financial service providers.

WINHELLER's entry in the JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2011/2012

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JUVE Handbook 2010/2011: WINHELLER listed among Germany's best business law firms

JUVE Handbook 2010/2011: WINHELLER listed among Germany's best business law firms

The editors of the JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms, Germany’s „who’s who“ of business law firms, listed WINHELLER among the most frequently recommended firms. They highlighted the firm’s expertise in the area of German and US Securities Law, where we are representing mainly institutional investors and wealthy individuals. In addition, the editors attest the firm’s success in another field of practice: “WINHELLER Attorneys at Law face brisk demand from financial service providers that are seeking advice in order to prevent potential law suits.”

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