Dr. Dirk Pohl focuses his practice on international tax law, tax litigation before tax courts and the German Supreme Tax Court (Bundesfinanzhof), integrated legal, tax and organization counseling of business enterprises. Dirk heads the German Tax Practice.

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  • Represented clients in the information technology (IT), pharmaceuticals and automotive sectors in connection with business restructuring/transfer pricing matters
  • Represented clients in global reorganization of construction equipment manufacturer
  • Represented various US multinationals in tax structuring of inbound investment via Luxembourg and Switzerland

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  • JUVE Handbook Tax 2021: Leading Name for Tax Litigation, often recommended for Corporate Taxation; “He has encyclopedic knowledge,” interviewee; “A leading light in proceedings before the Tax courts,” competitor
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Tax Law
  • Chambers Europe 2021, Germany: Tax
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, ‘Leading Individual’ in Tax-Germany
  • Chambers Global

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  • German Tax Law Society, appointed as a member of the Scientific Council
  • Munich Bar for Attorneys at Law (Rechtsanwälte)
  • Munich Bar for Tax Advisors (Steuerberater)


Certified Tax Advisor, 1999
University of Bonn, Dr. jur. (PhD), Second State Exam, 1997
University of Bonn, Research Associate of Prof. Dr. Josef Isensee, 1994
University of Bonn, First State Exam, 1993
University for Tax Law in Nordkirchen, Master of Fiscal Affairs, 1987


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Dr. Dirk Pohl

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / May 8, 2019

Publications / May 2015

NWB Verlag / December 2014