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Georg von Wallis chairs the firm’s German Tax Group. For more than 25 years, Georg has been advising clients on all tax aspects of finance and corporate transactions, in particular in cross-border situations in the media as well as the real estate sectors. Georg has wide-ranging experience handling tax litigation, VAT and other indirect taxes. He represents national and international financial institutions, major media and entertainment companies, private equity and venture capital funds. In addition, Georg represents clients in disputes with tax authorities in administrative and court and criminal proceedings relating to tax matters and customs law.

Prior to joining the firm, Georg worked as a partner for eight years at Olswang in Germany and was a partner in the Tax Group at Linklaters for more than 15 years.


  • Tax Litigation
  • E-Commerce
  • VAT
  • International Taxation


Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, International Tax Review, World Tax Leader - Germany, 2023
  • Recommended by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2018/2019 in the fields of Corporate Law and Tax Law
  • Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2017 for Tax (Band 5) 
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017
  • Leading legal publishing house JUVE recommends Georg as an ‘excellent lawyer’
  • Chambers & Partners 2016 Leading Individual for Tax (Band 5) litigation and indirect taxes
  • Recommended by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2016 and 2018/2019 in the field of Media


  • Second Legal State Exam, München/Germany, 1989
  • First Legal State Exam, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München/Germany, 1986
  • Germany
  • German
  • English