Area of Specialisation
Georg Schmidt joined TIGGES Rechtsanwälte in August 2006; since 2012 he has been a partner at the law firm. He is a certified financial expert ("Diplom-Finanzwirt (FH)") and also a certified specialist in inheritance and tax law. Focal points of his activity are all tax-law issues, including and particularly those in connection with civil-law and corporate-law questions. Emphasis is placed on succession planning under civil law and tax law as well as procedural aspects in proceedings at fiscal authorities and the fiscal court.
Other Fields of Activity
He also specialises in agency law, here particularly the judicial assertion of compensation claims pursuant to section 89b of the HGB (German Commercial Code) and defending against compensation claims. Another field of activity concerns claims regarding false counselling in connection with investments.
Georg Schmidt studied at the North-Rhine Westphalian College of Higher Education for Finance in Nordkirchen from 1996 to 1999, and there acquired the academic degree of a certified financial expert, called "Diplom-Finanzwirt (FH)". He pursued work as a tax inspector at the North Rhine-Westphalian Fiscal Authority.
Georg Schmidt studied law from 1999 until 2003 at Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf with the focus on tax law. After the first state examination, he worked for the accounting and tax advice company Deloitte & Touche GmbH in Düsseldorf.
Georg Schmidt spent his legal traineeship at the Regional Court of Düsseldorf, with placements at the State Fiscal Authority of North Rhine Westphalia, the Düsseldorf Fiscal Court, and at the law firm TIGGES Rechtsanwälte.
Since May 2013 he has been special counsel for tax law.
Since February 2018 he has been a certified specialist in inheritance law.