We are pleased to announce that Andreas Bauman, one of Austria’s leading experts in tax planning and transaction taxes, has joined the team at Rechtsanwält:innen. Baumann will be bringing his own team, which includes tax consultants Christian Andre, Karin Spindler-Simader and Viktoria Wöhrer. In future, Rechtsanwält:innen will therefore be able offer tax law and tax consultancy from a single source – PHH Tax.

Baumann and tax consultants Christian Andre, Karin Spindler-Simader and Viktoria Wöhrer are coming to us from Rödl & Partner, a globally operating multidisciplinary unit. Previously, Andreas Baumann also worked for two Big Four companies and two leading Austrian law firms.

His professional focus is on advising medium-sized companies and private equity companies on M&A tax matters – particularly in the areas of national and international transactions, corporate finance and restructuring. He is a full member of the Tax Adviser Examination Board of the Chamber of Austrian Public Accountants and a longstanding university lecturer on the topics of M&A and Due Diligence at the Universities of Graz and Linz. Baumann is also co-editor of the manuals “Group Tax Planning” and “Tax Due Diligence” published by LexisNexis, editor of the “Restructuring” desk of Austrian Tax Express magazine (Österreichischer Steuerexpress) (publisher: Manz) and a regular lecturer on M&A, corporate tax law and international tax law.

“I am very happy to state that, with the addition of Andreas Baumann to our team, we are laying the foundation for our tax practice,” says Rainer Kaspar, Managing Partner at Rechtsanwält:innen. “Tax law is an important aspect for many of or clients and projects and is indispensable when dealing with M&A transactions and restructuring – we are adding another important element to our already quite broad range of services.” Andreas Baumann states: “In joining Rechtsanwält:innen, we have found the perfect partner and we look forward to a successful cooperation and to developing PHH Tax into a leading tax team in Austria.”

Baumann’s services will be rendered by his own tax consultancy firm.

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Rechtsanwält:innen in Vienna is one of the top Austrian law firms for commercial law and matters related to white collar crime. The firm has grown steadily since it was founded in 2001 and has received several international awards. The nine PHH partners and more than 70 employees work in specialist teams that cover all areas of the law, from M&A, litigation, banking and finance law to white collar crime. Rechtsanwält:innen stands for personalised and top-quality legal advice, loyalty to its clients and creative solutions. https://www.phh.at