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Dr. Stefan Diemer, Partner

Dr. Stefan Diemer

Partner

Rechtsanwalt, Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht

Languages

German and English

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate
  • Tax planning and consultancy

Practice notes

Dr. Stefan Diemer is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland and head of the Tax practice in Germany.

Stefan has extensive experience in and regularly advises on international and domestic corporate transactions, real estate transactions and the commercial activities of corporate clients.

Stefan in particular advises national and international clients on tax-efficient structures for their commercial operations including tax efficient acquisitions, disposals and reorganisations, both domestic and international. He regularly advises on the tax structuring of real estate investments and financing. He also advises on the application of VAT in real estate matters and within the framework of supply and value chains. Furthermore, Stefan represents clients in procedures of tax authorities and before tax courts.

His permanent clients include major international corporations as well as medium-sized companies.

Stefan is a certified specialist in tax law. He has been recommend for his "excellent legal and solution-orientated advice" for structuring and setting up the German operations of a North American client by Legal 500 Germany 2016 and has also been recommend by JUVE Handbook 2016 for its corporate capabilities.

Stefan's recent experience includes advising:

  • US clients on M&A transactions regarding all relevant tax aspects; recent transactions: Chemtura, Horizon and Parker Hannifin
  • a North American client regarding the structuring and setting up of its German operations
  • a family office on EUR 500 m investment in a German company
  • the US Department of Justice/IRS as a German tax law expert in proceedings before Boston tax court including testifying as an expert witness
  • a German leading provider of property investments for private and institutional investors
  • Blackstone on the sale of a portfolio of student accommodations
  • a sovereign wealth fund on the acquisition of a portfolio of commercial properties valued at approx. EUR 400 m
  • US clients and German clients on VAT supply chain matters