Angelika Thies has long-standing experience advising on complex corporate, private equity and real estate transactions, including tax due diligence and tax structuring. Her German and international tax law expertise is also sought in the context of reorganising groups of companies, establishing employee participation schemes and business succession. She often advises her clients on an ongoing basis on tax planning and tax structuring and represents them in German fiscal courts. Moreover, Angelika regularly advises internationally operating companies on transfer pricing issues that can, for instance, arise in the case of a business policy change or in the context of documentation obligations and tax audits.
From 1996 to 2002, Angelika worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Frankfurt, including secondments to London and New York, and was made partner in 2000. She then joined Ernst & Young as a partner in the transactional tax practice and in 2004, she joined CMS Hasche Sigle as a tax law partner. Alongside her tax advisory practice, Angelika is a honorary professor for M&A and international tax law at the University of Mainz.