MMag Dr Niklas Schmidt > Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Work Department

Tax, Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions.


Partner; specialised in International Tax Law, Tax Planning of International Groups, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Foundations, Capital Markets Law, Taxation of Investment Funds and Financial Instruments, Corporate Finance, Corporate Law, Private Clients.


Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 2004; admitted Tax Advisor in Austria, since 2001; admitted as Attorney in Austria, since 2004.


German, English.


Austrian Chamber of Certified Public Accountants, Vienna Bar Association, International Fiscal Association (IFA), International Bar Association (IBA), Institute of Economics and Tax Law.


University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, (Mag.rer.soc.oec. 1995); University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 1998), (Dr. iur. 2000).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Private client

(Leading individuals)

Niklas SchmidtWolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG specialises in assisting HNWIs operating in the CEE and SEE regions with wealth and business management, offering full service advice which encompasses cross-border tax, asset and estate planning; issues affecting family-owned businesses, and private and charitable foundations; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; and immigration and citizenship matters. Niklas Schmidt acts as one half of the leadership duo, and assists with blockchain matters and cryptocurrency assets, as well as being a qualified as a tax adviser. Schmidt’s co-head, Karl Binder, is an experienced real estate and wealth management lawyer who specialises in advising foreign HNWIs and family offices. Eva Stadler provides support on international tax matters and assists clients moving to or from Austria in this regard.

Austria > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Niklas SchmidtWolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

The large group at Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG is noted for its vast network and its co-operation with the firm’s many international offices. Practitioners are lauded for their ability to advice ‘with a clear understanding of the client’s business and risk profile‘. The practice has recently built upon its work in the financial technology space, and team leader Niklas Schmidt has significant cryptocurrency prowess. Another important practitioner in the team is Eva Stadler, whose diverse workload includes advising clients on the tax elements of restructurings.