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Philine Lindner

Senior Associate
Rechtsanwältin | Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht (Certified lawyer for tax law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Languages German, English

Philine Lindner specialises in advising medium-sized companies and groups on domestic and cross-border corporate tax law matters. With special expertise in reorganisation tax law, she handles national and international company reorganisations and structuring. Her practice also covers private client work, advising high net worth individuals and family businesses on inheritance and gift tax as well as criminal tax law matters.

Philine started her legal career in 2011 with a tax and commercial law firm, before moving on to PwC in 2013. She joined CMS in 2018.

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  • 2011: Second state examination in law after legal traineeship in Hamburg and Schleswig Holstein
  • 2008 - 2009: Research assistant at a multidisciplinary firm of lawyers, tax advisers and auditors
  • 2008: First state examination in law after studying law at the University of Hamburg

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