Frankfurt/Main, 07.07.2020 – German attorney/tax advisor Lars-Olaf Leskovar, previously associated with the law firm Graf von Westphalen, as well as German tax advisor Patrick Rizzo, previously working for the law firm HaackSchubert PartG mbB, joined WINHELLER on May 1, 2020. The law firm, which has received several awards in both tax law and tax consultancy, thus gains two experienced experts for tax consultancy for international clients. The team of consultants headed by law firm founder Stefan Winheller now comprises 23 attorneys and 6 tax consultants.
"With Lars-Olaf Leskovar and Patrick Rizzo, we have gained two strong consulting personalities in the field of international tax law, who are an excellent match for us and our international clients, both professionally and personally", explains Managing Partner Stefan Winheller. "With their help we will be able to further expand our international business."
German attorney and tax advisor Lars-Olaf Leskovar advises primarily in international tax law, in reorganizations and restructurings as well as in the tax support of M&A and real estate transactions. His clients also include wealthy private individuals and family businesses in connection with tax succession planning. Leskovar previously worked for the law firm Graf von Westphalen in Frankfurt/Main and PwC in Cologne.
Patrick Rizzo is a German tax advisor and business graduate who advises internationally active commercial companies on all tax and business management issues, including tax-structuring issues relating to the choice of legal form, holding structures, transformation law and double taxation agreements. In addition, he is specialized in the economic and tax review of company acquisitions. Before joining WINHELLER, Rizzo worked for the law firm HaackSchubert PartG mbB in Offenbach am Main.
WINHELLER is an award-winning law firm for tax law and tax consulting. Both the magazine FOCUS-SPEZIAL and the magazine brand eins /thema list the law firm among the top law firms in the field of tax law as well as the top tax firms in Germany. The JUVE tax directory recommends WINHELLER when it comes to tax law/tax consultancy. Recently, Stefan Winheller and Dr. Thomas Dehesselles, two specialist attorneys for tax law, were awarded the "Best Lawyers Award 2020" in the field of tax law by the German business newspaper Handelsblatt.
About WINHELLER Rechtsanwälte & Steuerberater: WINHELLER Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH advises nonprofit organizations and trade associations, financial service providers, international companies and high-net-worth individuals on all commercial law and tax issues. The law firm counts among the top companies in tax law, nonrofit law and banking and capital markets law. In addition to its headquarters in Tower 185 in Frankfurt's Europaviertel, the firm has offices in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Karlsruhe. The firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, a worldwide network of over 200 boutique and tax law firms.