Lars-Olaf Leskovar, LL.M.

German attorney-at-law
Certified German tax advisor
Partner

Lars-Olaf Leskovar is a German attorney-at-law and certified German tax advisor at DREYENBERG. He specializes in tax structuring and transaction tax advice and primarily advises on restructurings, M&A and real estate transactions as well as international tax law.

Another focus of his services is the tax structuring of company and asset succession, to which Lars-Olaf Leskovar can contribute his experience and expertise in working with trusts and family foundations in succession planning.

Lars-Olaf Leskovar's clients include in particular start-ups, large and medium-sized companies, institutional investors, family offices, high net worth individuals and crypto investors. He successfully represents his clients before German tax courts and the German Federal Fiscal Court.

After studying law at the Universities of Bonn and Marburg, Lars-Olaf Leskovar specialized in international tax law at the University of Maastricht and completed his legal clerkship at a Big Four company in Luxembourg and a leading international law firm in Cologne, among others.

Before co-founding DREYENBERG, Lars-Olaf Leskovar worked in the international corporate tax department of a Big Four firm in Cologne and in the tax department and M&A practice group of a large German corporate law firm in Frankfurt am Main. Most recently, he was head of the private client department at a German corporate law firm specializing in succession planning in Frankfurt am Main.

He advises in German and English.

References
  • Tax advice to Halder Beteiligungsberatung GmbH on the sale of the KLINGEL Group to IK Investment Partners
  • Tax advice to IKEA on the sale of a logistics site in Werne to Garbe Industrial Real Estate
  • Structuring the asset succession of a German entrepreneurial family via a family holding company
  • Establishment of various family foundations for high net worth individuals for the purpose of tax-optimized asset structuring and succession
  • Tax advice to the Hamburg-based Joachim Herz Foundation (in particular tax due diligence) on the acquisition of 49 percent of the shares in Immo-Service-KVG IntReal
  • Advising Karlsruhe Sport Club e.V. (KSC) on VAT issues relating to the development and lease agreement with the City of Karlsruhe for the new stadium
  • Comprehensive tax advice to project developer Wilma Wohnen Süd on the sale of a planned residential complex with 55 rental apartments and associated underground parking garage in Stuttgart as part of a forward deal
Memberships
  • Frankfurt a.M. Bar Association
  • Hesse Chamber of Tax Consultants
  • German Tax Law Society e.V.
Publications
  • No change in the right to tax severance payments due to a prescribed consultation agreement, together with Dr. Frank Tschesche, Betriebs Berater 2016, p. 1111
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