Niklas Schmidt, TEP Esq.


Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt is head of Wolf Theiss’ firm-wide Tax Practice Group. He is admitted as both a lawyer and as a tax adviser. Before joining the firm, Niklas worked for several years at a "Big Four" accounting firm and as a research assistant in the tax law department at the University of Vienna. His publications include various books and articles in international tax journals. 

Niklas is frequently engaged as a speaker at tax conferences and has been a visiting lecturer at various universities. Currently, he is a member of the examination commission for the "Certified Financial Planner" exam in Austria, and he sits on the editorial board of the "taxlex" and "SteuerExpress" magazines. Furthermore, Niklas is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy (PGDipFS), Oxford University, Saïd Business School (2013)
IESE Advanced Management Program (AMP) in Barcelona and Munich (2011/2012)
Dr. jur., University of Vienna (2000)
Mag. jur., University of Vienna (1998)
Mag. rer. soc. oec., University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna (2005)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 6885 T.M., Income Tax Treaties: Competent Authority Functions and Procedures of Selected Countries (A-C) (co-author)