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Taylor Wessing Establishes CEE Practice Group Tax With New Partner

Taylor Wessing Establishes CEE Practice Group Tax With New Partner

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Taylor Wessing in Vienna is reporting that Michaela Petritz-Klar, 39, former Head of the Tax Team of Schoenherr, has joined Taylor Wessing as a Partner and will head the firm’s newly-established CEE Tax Practice Group.

Petritz-Klar focuses on tax aspects of M&A transactions, private equity, capital markets, restructurings, corporate tax planning, project finance, high net worth individuals, and funds. According to Taylor Wessing, "with her many years of experience in tax law - besides Schoenherr she was also a member of the Tax practices of Freshfields and Wolf Theiss — Michaela is one of the renowned tax experts of Austria."

According to Petriz-Klar, "after years of being active in tax law and after heading a team in Austria I now very much look forward to building up and heading an international team."

Taylor Wessing CEE Managing Partner Raimund Cancola added: "With those CEE lawyers who have in the past offered tax advice to clients and with Michaela as a renowned tax expert joining us, we are now in a very good position to implement a CEE-wide Practice Group Tax with Michaela leading it. We also plan to enlarge the team in the near future."