Michael Haas

Partner | Rechtsanwalt | Specialist Lawyer for Tax Law

Professional Experience

Michael is founding partner of our firm and heads our Corporate and M&A-Team. He has more than 15 years of in-depth experience in mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, insolvency and finance. He has taken part in various transactions, several of which had cross-border character. In particular, he advises investors and banks in connection with investments in real estate and renewable energy, from the set-up of the corporate structure through the acquisition to the establishment of proper financing. Apart from this, Michael works in banking law, international business law and tax law.

Besides his law degree Michael holds a pre-degree (Vordiplom) in computer science and has worked at the Institute of Law and Informatics at Saarbrücken University for six years. He therefore knows software and the internet by heart and advises in all IT law areas, in particular in connection with software development or licensing, application providing and hardware purchase or lease.

Michael has held lectures in media law as well as economic and procedural law at the University for Applied Sciences in Kiel and is lecturer at the University of Hamburg. He is a regular conference speaker and publishes in IT law and insolvency law.

Languages

German, English, Danish

Professional qualifications

Specialist Lawyer for Tax Law (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht) 2006
Admitted to the bar 1999
Pre-degree (Vordiplom) in computer science 1992
Graduated from Universities of Bremen and Saarbrücken

Memberships

Deutscher Anwaltverein (German Bar Association)
Deutsch-Iranische Juristenvereinigung e. V (German-Iranian Lawers Association)