Niklas Schmidt

Wolf Theiss-Austria

Dr. Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt, TEP, is a partner at Wolf Theiss, the largest Austrian law firm. He has been admitted to practice as a lawyer and as a tax adviser in Austria. His areas of specialization include tax law, corporate law and private clients. Previously, Niklas worked for several years at a “Big Four” firm and as a research assistant in the tax law department of the University of Vienna. His publications include various books and articles in international tax journals. Niklas is frequently engaged as a speaker at tax conferences, and has been a visiting lecturer at various universities. Currently, he is a member of the examination commission for the “Certified Financial Planner” exam in Austria, and he sits on the editorial board of the “taxlex” and “SteuerExpress” magazines. Furthermore, Niklas is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA), and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He has been named one of Austria's top ten tax lawyers in the Austrian magazine “Trend”, and is ranked in band 1 by many international legal directories.

Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy (PGDipFS), Oxford University, Saïd Business School (2013)
IESE Advanced Management Program (AMP) in Barcelona and Munich (2011/2012)
Dr. jur., University of Vienna (2000)
Mag. jur., University of Vienna (1998)
Mag. rer. soc. oec., University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna (2005)

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