Dr Benjamin Twardosz > Cerha Hempel > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Cerha Hempel

Work Department

Corporate Transactions


Areas of practice:


Admitted 2009, (Attorney at Law), Austria
Certified Public Tax Advisor, 2005, Austria

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Chamber of Public Tax Advisors and Auditors

Benjamin is Partner at CERHA HEMPEL since 2018. He is one of the most renowned experts for tax litigation and stamp duty in Austria and he has worked at the Austrian Supreme Administrative Court (2004-2006). Benjamin specialises in corporate tax law, international tax law, tax litigation, fiscal criminal law, real estate taxation and real estate transfer tax, stamp duty and wage related taxes. He has industry expertise within the real estate sector, the gaming industry, Brazilian clients and private equity funds.​


German, English


  • Vienna Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • International Tax Law Alumni Association
  • German Fiscal Association (DtStJG)
  • Lex Mundi – The World’s Leading Association of Independent Law Firms


Vienna University of Economics and Business (Mag.rer.soc.oec., 2002, LL.M. 2004)
University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 2003, Dr. iur. 2006)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Benjamin TwardoszCerha Hempel

The deep bench at Cerha Hempel comprises ‘brilliant specialists with extensive knowledge and in-depth experience‘ and covers all important areas of tax law, from reorganisations, to wage taxes and VAT, as well as many others. Heading up the team are Johannes Prinz and Benjamin Twardosz. Elsewhere Christoph Schimmer, who joined from DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH in January 2022, has experience advising on the tax aspects of M&A deals and on corporate tax law issues. Prinz is particularly prolific in the banking and energy sectors, and also acts in contentious matters.