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Sara Meinert LL.M., Senior Associate

Sara Meinert LL.M.

Senior Associate

Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht


German, English

Practice areas

  • Chemicals
  • Consumer
  • Industrials
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Tax planning and consultancy

Practice notes

Sara Meinert is a Senior Associate in the Tax Practice Group at Eversheds Sutherland in Düsseldorf.

She has been advising companies on national and international corporate tax law for over 5 years.

The focus of her work is on structuring and implementing transfer pricing structures and advising on international tax law issues. Another focus of her work is the defense of taxpayers in tax audit proceedings as well as in judicial and extrajudicial appeal proceedings.

Sara Meinert regularly publishes articles on international tax law and tax procedural law. She is completing her doctorate on international tax procedural law.

Sara Meinert is a member of the Verein der Förderer der Steuerrechtspflege an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum e.V..

Sara Meinert studied law at the University of Düsseldorf and at the University of Münster.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Sara Meinert worked in the International Tax Law practice group of a renowned tax consulting firm in Düsseldorf.

Selected mandates:

  • Representation in tax court proceedings, including appeal against non-admission to the Federal Fiscal Court, first-instance proceedings concerning the collateralization of a loan and interim injunction against a bilateral and a multilateral tax audit
  • Representation in tax appeal proceedings, in particular on group financing, royalties and group restructuring
  • Representation in tax audits, including bilateral tax audit Germany/Netherlands 
  • Support in tax planning projects
  • Representation in criminal proceedings, including injunction, complaint and opposition proceedings (more than 500 individual cases) and including handling of proceedings after settlement
  • Representation in mutual agreement procedures
  • Preparation and review of transfer pricing documentation