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Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fischer

Certified Expert Attorney for Tax Law
Certified Expert Attorney for Trade & Company Law
Tax Advisor


Lecture at KIT´s Science Week Conference June 13th, 2021, Karlsruhe

Curriculum Vitae:

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fischer studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg, Geneva and Lausanne (Switzerland) and Strasbourg (France). He recieved his doctoral degree at the University of Heidelberg. In 1997, Hans-Jörg Fischer graduated for the 2nd state exam as best 7% of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg. After his admission at the bar, he worked several years with Clifford Chance lawyers/solicitors in Frankfurt/Main and London, focusing on tax and company law matters. After working with Deloitte&Touche in Frankfurt/Main as tax manager, he qualified as Certified Expert Attorney for Tax Law (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht), Certified Expert Attorney for Trade & Company Law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht) and Tax Advisor (Steuerberater), and established his own law firm in Mannheim, with a branch in Munich.

Hans-Jörg Fischer also works as professor and director of studies at the private university of applied science for economics and management (FOM) in Mannheim and Karlsruhe. Besides, he is lecturer on a regular basis at Heidelberg University. He is author of numerous Articles on economic and tax law matters in Germany and the UK.

In addition, Hans-Jörg Fischer is chairman of the examining board for Certified Expert Attorneys for Tax Law both at Karlsruhe and Freiburg Bar Association.

Hans-Jörg Fischer focuses mainly on advising business companies on corporation law, trade law including agency law and tax law matters. In addition, he provides full-scale legal advice regarding the legal transformation of companies and corporations. Furthermore, Hans-Jörg Fischer advises on M&A transactions and the succession of bussinesses and companies. Hans-Jörg Fischer has also experience as Defence Attorney in white collar crime and tax fraud matters.