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Prof. Dr. Jens Blumenberg

Tax Partner, Hamburg

"I am a certified tax consultant (Steuerberater) with specialist experience in international and European tax law, tax questions associated with M&A and private equity transactions and tax-oriented restructurings of businesses.”

Overview

Professional experience

Education

Overview

Jens specialises in international and European tax law. He advises on tax questions in connection with M&A and private equity transactions and tax-oriented restructurings of businesses, as well as on contingent tax matters.

Jens represents clients in all courts, including before German Tax Tribunals (Finanzgericht) and the European Court of Justice, on tax-related disputes.

Jens also has substantial experience in advising major financial institutions in relation to large tax compliance matters, including tax criminal investigations.

Jens is a member of the firm’s Partnership Board, the firm’s governance body responsible for strategic and other core decisions.

Work highlights

Jens has led on many significant tax-related and standalone tax issues. Those that can be disclosed include advising:

  • Triton on the establishment of different Triton funds and providing ongoing tax advice
  • McKesson Corporation on the acquisition of the Stuttgart pharmaceutical wholesaler Celesio

Jens provides ongoing tax advice to Nintendo, Philip Morris Group, BP Europe, Roland Berger Strategy Group, Adam Opel, Deutsche Bank and other German banks and other enterprises on various questions of company taxation.

Professional experience

Jens is a member of various tax committees and organisations, is the author of articles included in many professional publications and regularly speaks at seminars.

Jens lectures at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen, for which he was awarded an honorary professorship.

Education

Jens holds a master’s degree in tax law as well as a doctorate in economic science from the University of Hamburg.

He speaks German and English.