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bpv Hügel

Work Department

Tax, M&A


Partner, Attorney at Law (Frankfurt Bar), German certified tax advisor, Austrian certified tax advisor.

Nicolas specialises in tax law. His focus is tax advice in connection with M&A transactions, cross-border structuring and financings. He also advises on tax controversies and tax-driven internal investigations (and how to deal with the findings).

He is uniquely qualified not just as attorney at law and tax advisor but also as both German and Austrian tax advisor. This and the several years of top-tier work experience allow him to advise clients with a particular understanding of both Austrian and international tax implications.


2011-2015 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

2015-2016 Graf von Westphalen Rechtsanwälte (Counsel)

2016-2017 Willkie Farr & Gallagher (Special European Counsel)

With bpv Huegel since 2018


German, English


Lower Austria Bar Association; Frankfurt Bar Association, Tax Advisor Chamber of Hessia (Germany), Austrian Chamber of Tax advisors, IFA Austria


Studies of Law: University of Bayreuth (2002-2004) and University of Marburg (2004-2007);

Master of Law in Taxation: University of Muenster, Westphalia (2007-2009);

Legal clerkship (Referendariat) with the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main (with stages including the Regional Tax Court of Hessia);

Master of Law in Taxation: University of Vienna (2017-2018)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Nicolas Wolskibpv Hügel

bpv Hügel’s tax team ‘can deal with any problem that an international company faces in its day-to-day business’. The firm covers topics such as Brexit-related tax matters, restructurings, and recently also tax-related state aid issues in light of the pandemic in addition to corporate and transactional tax law. Gerald Schachner, who is ‘a star among the tax lawyers in Austria’, leads the practice. Nicolas Wolski and Kornelia Wittmann are also noted for their expertise in this area.

Comparative Guides

Austria: Tax September 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Tax laws and regulations that may occur in Austria.