Michael Best

Michael Best


Recognized since 2009

Munich, Germany

Practice Areas

Tax Expert (Steuerberater oder Doppelqualifikation)

Spinning circle Big letter B

Dr Michael Best is a partner at POELLATH in Munich since 2002. He has many years of experience in national and international tax law. He focuses on tax advice for private equity funds, their investors and carry-holders on all relevant tax aspects.

Another main aspect of his professional tax advice lies in cross-border tax structuring for the acquisition of companies and real estate packages. Michael is regularly listed in renowned tax rankings and has an excellent reputation in the market due to his profound knowledge of German and international tax law. Michael is highly regarded for his excellent understanding of private equity structures and transactions.

He has published many articles in professional journals on these subjects and is consistently ranked among the leading lawyers for his tax and private equity expertise.

He was admitted to the German Bar in 1988 and studied at the Universities of Munich and Augsburg (Dr jur.; 1991). He has been a tax consultant since 1992 and was partner in other German law/tax firms between 1996 and 2001


  • Hofstatt 1
    Eingang Färbergraben 16
    Munich 80331


  • English
  • German

Berlin, Germany

37 The Best Lawyers in Germany awards

3 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany awards

Law Firm of the Year Badge Full Firm Profile

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

  • Tax Expert (Steuerberater oder Doppelqualifikation)

Special Focus

  • Private Equity
  • Tax

Your browser is not fully compatible with our automatic printer friendly formatting.

Please use the print button to print this profile page.

Spinning circle Big letter B