Andreas Kortendick

Andreas Kortendick


Recognized since 2021

Cologne, Germany

Practice Areas

Tax Law

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Andreas advises private clients and family offices as well as medium-sized and large companies on all ongoing and structural tax matters. As an expert in tax matters related to venture capital and private equity (ongoing and structure-planning issues), he is especially advising funds, investors (corporations and individuals) and selected startups.Andreas’ clients value his reliability and his vast experience in dealing with the tax authorities. With his solution-oriented approach, he always – even and particularly in difficult situations – strives to achieve the best commercial solution for his clients. In this year's The Best Lawyers® in Germany edition the US publishing house in cooperation with business daily Handelsblatt® commend Andreas as one of Germany's best lawyers for tax law.

Andreas studied tax law at the University of Applied Sciences for Finance at Nordkirchen, which forms part of the tax administration of the state of North-Rhine Westphalia. After that, he worked as a tax officer in a local tax office and in the Federal Central Tax Office (Bundeszentralamt für Steuern). Before co-founding YPOG (in 2021) and SMP (in 2017), he was an Associated Partner at Flick Gocke Schaumburg.Andreas is a lecturer for the master programs "LL.M. Tax" and "LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions" at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster as well as guest lecturer at Germany’s Federal Academy of Finance and regularly publishes on tax law issues.


  • Agrippinawerft 30
    Cologne 50678


  • English
  • German

Headquarters: Berlin, Germany

21 The Best Lawyers in Germany awards

23 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Germany 2023 for work in:

  • Tax Law

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