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Sibylle Novak

Partner
Attorney-at-law for tax law

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Austria
Languages German, English

Specialisation in tax law

Sibylle Novak is an attorney-at-law specialised in tax law. She is a partner at CMS and an expert in national and international tax law. She is one of the few lawyers in Austria to have professional qualifications as both a lawyer and a tax consultant, and has more than 20 years of professional experience.

Industries

Her practice focuses on tax optimisation of transactions, mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, private foundations and private equity/venture capital.

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The ‘outstanding’ Sibylle Novak heads the ‘down-to-earth’ team at CMS.

Legal 500, 2017

"She understands very well what we need; she is very proactive not just reactive. She is just what we need," enthuses a client.

Chambers Europe, 2016

Clients describe department head Sibylle Novak of CMS as an “excellent tax lawyer”.

Chambers Europe, 2015

Education

  • 2002 - Dr. iur., University of Vienna
  • 2000 - Mag. iur., University of Vienna
  • 1995 - Mag. rer. soc.oec., Vienna University of Economics and Business
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