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Dr. Christian Hundeshagen

Partner, Frankfurt


Christian specialises in national and international company taxation. He advises on tax aspects in connection with domestic and cross-border M&A transactions as well as tax-oriented restructurings, procedural questions and transfer pricing issues in multinational corporations.


Christian has also substantial experience in advising financial institutions and corporations in relation to large tax compliance matters, including tax criminal investigations.

Christian has provided significant advice on a number of tax-related matters. Those that can be disclosed include advising:

  • the tax optimised restructuring of an international group of companies
  • private equity funds on the restructuring of their acquisition structures
  • a German family-owned company on the tax efficient implementation of a Societas Europaea (SE)
  • national financial institutions on tax and investment tax related questions
  • several corporations on tax questions in relation to forensic investigations
  • the shareholders of domestic family-owned companies on the optimisation of their shares with regard to inheritance tax and income tax
  • initiators of private equity funds on defending transfer pricing systems during tax audits
  • international corporations on the structuring and documentation of transfer pricing systems and profit attribution to permanent establishments during tax audits and criminal prosecutions of tax offences
  • international corporations on the application process for multilateral and bilateral advance pricing agreements, mutual agreement procedures and arbitration proceedings
  • international corporations on the adjustment of tax statements according to § 153 AO (German tax code)
2017: Georg-August-University Göttingen, Doctorate
2013: Certified Tax Advisor (Steuerberater)

2005: Master’s Degree (Diplom-Kaufmann)
2001-2005: Studies in Business Administration, Georg-August-University Göttingen
1998-2001: Vocational Training Assistant Tax Consultant (Steuerfachangestellter)

Career to Date
2020 to date: Partner, Linklaters LLP
2015 to 2020: Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP

2012-2015: Associate, Linklaters LLP
2005-2010: Research Assistant, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Institute for German and International Taxation
2001-2005: Assistant Tax Consultant (Steuerfachangestellter)