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)

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Austria > Tax

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Benjamin TwardoszCerha Hempel

In addition to traditional tax matters, the tax group at Cerha Hempel also covers fiscal criminal law, non-profit tax advice and tax-driven reorganisations. The practice is jointly headed by VAT expert Johannes Prinz and Benjamin Twardosz, who counts duties and transfer taxes among his specialisms. Taxation of AIFs, UCITs and financial instruments are areas of expertise for Peter Knobl, and Lorenz Pracht adds international tax and corporate tax law to the roster. The group acts for clients from a wide array of industries, ranging from food and beverage to technology and financial services.