As a proven tax law expert, Jens clearly prioritises the economic goals of his clients when giving advice. In client matters which often have an international dimension, he primarily advises family owned businesses and their shareholders, high net worth individuals, family offices and foundations.
A significant focus lies on succession planning, structuring of assets or holding vehicles and trust and foundations. Furthermore, he advises on tax structuring of corporate and real estate transactions as well as restructurings. His expertise is illustrated by numerous publications and lectures. He is also active as honorary professor for tax law at the University of Leipzig and as a lecturer in the master's programme "Inheritance Law & Business Succession" at the University of Münster.
|Since 2019||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 – 2019||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2014 – 2017||KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf|
|2006 – 2013||P P Pöllath Partners, Berlin|
|2011||Admitted as a tax advisor|
|2010||Admitted as a specialist lawyer for Tax|
|2008||Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Munster|
|2006||Second state examination, Düsseldorf|
|2005||Doctoral degree, University of Munster|
|2002||First state examination, Hamm|
|1994 – 1996||Apprenticeship as a banker|
Beistandsleistungen zwischen Körperschaften des öffentlichen Rechts, MwStR 2020, 961
Anteilsschenkung als Veräußerungsvorgang? Zugleich Anmerkung zum Urteil des FG Köln vom 10.10.2018 – 9 K 3049/15 (EFG 2019 S. 1976), Steuerboard Handelsblatt 20.07.20
Aktuelles zur Wegzugsbesteuerung gem. § 6 AStG, BB 2020, 540, together with Patrick Grzella
"Finanzministerium plant verschärfte Wegzugsbesteuerung",private banking magazin 24.01.2020
Wegzugsbesteuerung natürlicher Personen (§ 6 AStG) – Drastische Verschärfung geplant, Handelsblatt 01/2020
Canessa, Escher, Koeberle-Schmid, Preller,Weber, The Family Office – A practical guide to strategically and operationally managing family wealth, 2019
The Legal 500: Private Client Country Comparative Guide, The Legal 500 & The Inhouse Lawyer (publisher), 19.12.2017, together with Dr. Axel Godron
Private Clients: Chapter Germany, in: Private Clients 2013, Getting the Deal through, 2012, p. 37-41 (with Dr. Andreas Richter, Dr. Christian Lange)
Private Client: Chapter Germany, in: The Private Wealth & Private Client Review, 2012, p. 112-119 (with Dr. Andreas Richter)
Country Questions and Answers: Germany, in: The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Private Client 2012, 67 ff. (with Dr. Andreas Richter)
Introduction of a New Inheritance and Gift Tax Law in Germany, in: The Offshore & International Taxation Review, Vol. 14, Issue 3, 2010, 15 ff. (with Dr. Andreas Richter)
Introduction of a Flat Tax on Capital Income in Germany, in: Trust Quarterly Review (TQR), 2008, 18 ff. (with mit Dr. Andreas Richter)
German Exit Taxation, in: Trust Quarterly Review (TQR) 2007, 17 f. (with Dr. Andreas Richter)
|Alumni-Verein Private Wealth Management e.V.
Sächsischer Steuerkreis e.V.