Thomas advises domestic and foreign private investors, funds and companies on domestic and international tax issues, on corporate acquisitions, reorganizations and taxation of real property investments as well as debt restructuring and refinancing. He specializes in M&A transactions, pre-/post-closing (re-)structuring, and reorganizations of corporations/partnerships. He also assists in tax audits and represents his clients in tax disputes before both local tax courts and the Federal Tax Court.
Thomas studied business administration in Marburg and Hamburg. He has been a Partner at major law firms since 1990 and also worked in New York and Paris. Thomas has been a lecturer in international tax law for many years at Hamburg University and Münster University. Thomas frequently writes comments and has authored around 200 articles on tax matters, both in German and English.