MMag Dr Niklas Schmidt > Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG

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 > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Niklas SchmidtWolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG handles corporate tax work including M&A-related issues and corporate restructurings, in particular domestic and cross-border mergers and demergers. Other areas of proficiency include providing tax planning advice to private clients, advising on real estate tax mandates including minimising real estate transfer taxes, and assisting financial institutions with financial products. Practice head Niklas Schmidt has notable expertise in cryptocurrencies and the taxation of cryptocurrencies. Counsel Eva Stadler is a key name for international tax law.

Austria > Private client

(Leading individuals)

Niklas SchmidtWolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG acts for Austrian and international private clients throughout Central and Eastern Europe and Southeastern Europe. The service portfolio covers the whole spectrum of the practice area, with each team member demonstrating specialised expertise. Karl Binder undertakes primarily real estate transactions, estate planning and related inheritance law and Niklas Schmidt, who has a strong track record in tax law, assists with international tax planning relating to assets including villas and boats. Counsel and tax specialist Eva Stadler  is also prominent in this area of law. The group also advises on philanthropic projects, and acts for family owned businesses, trusts, private foundations and charitable organisations. Holger Bielesz manages contentious matters, for instance issues of estate planning or inheritance disputes.