MMag Dr Sibylle Novak > CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
1010 WIEN
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Work Department

Tax, Corporate/M&A, Compliance, Insolvency & Restructuring, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)


Sibylle Novak has been a partner at CMS since 2008 and is an expert in national and international tax law. She is among the very few law experts in Austria who are admitted to the bar (since 2006) and also certified as tax advisors (since 2002). She can draw on more than 20 years of work experience. In her work, she specialises in tax-optimising transactions, M&A, restructurings, private foundations as well as private equity and venture capital deals.


Ernst & Young (1993/94), Austrian accounting firm DIGNITAS (1994/95), Austrian accounting firm TRUST Treuhand (1996/97), Austrian accounting firm INTERCONTROL (1997-2001), court internship (2001/02), attorney in two of the leading law firms in Austria (2002-2008), author of a number of publications on tax law.


German, English.


Austrian Bar Association, Austrian Chamber of Certified Public Accountants and Tax Advisors.


Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (MBA, 1997); University of Vienna (Mag. iur., 2001; Dr. iur., 2003).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Tax

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH is particularly active in the banking sector, acting for private banks and private clients and foundations on global withholding tax refunds. Other areas of expertise include fiscal criminal law, tax structurings, tax due diligence and compliance issues. The department, under the leadership of Sibylle Novak, is also increasingly advising investment funds on the structuring of Luxembourg funds which invest in Austria.