Dr. Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt

Wolf Theiss Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna

Niklas completed studies in Vienna, Barcelona, Munich and Oxford. He has been admitted in Austria both as a lawyer and as a tax adviser.

Dr. Schmidt joined WOLF THEISS Attorneys-at-Law in the year 2000 (he made partner in 2004) and had previously worked for several years at a “Big Four” firm and as a research assistant at the University of Vienna. Currently, he heads the tax practice group, with a strong focus on private clients.

Niklas has published various books and articles in international journals and is frequently engaged as a speaker at law conferences and as a visiting lecturer at different universities. He is a member of several international legal organizations and networks (often with a leadership role) and has top rankings in international legal directories, such as Chambers and Legal 500. Currently, Niklas is the chair of the Private Client Tax Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).