Area of Specialisation
Georg Schmidt, graduate in financial management (FH), certified specialist for tax law as well as certified specialist for inheritance law, is a partner at TIGGES.
Georg Schmidt advises both national and international predominantly medium-sized companies in the various questions of commercial law with civil, tax and company law implications, as well as private individuals in inheritance and tax law. He has extensive experience in particular in inheritance law and inheritance tax structuring, preparatory restructuring and structured succession planning, including the execution of wills.
In addition, Georg Schmidt also advises and represents his clients in tax and fiscal court proceedings.
A further focus is on advising Austrian companies and private individuals on all questions of German-Austrian legal relations.
Other Fields of Activity
Together with other specialized attorneys of the firm, Georg Schmidt also advises national and international artists, private individuals, entrepreneurs and foundations in all matters of art law. On our own website Art and Law you can find out more about this field of advice.
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.
In June 2019 Georg Schmidt was appointed new Honorary Consul of the Republic of Austria for North Rhine-Westphalia. Since March 2021, he has also served as an advisory board member of the Konsular Korps Deutschland Corps Consulaire e.V. (CCD) for NRW.