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Our Lawyers / SCHMIERER Stefan Christian

SCHMIERER Stefan Christian
SCHMIERER Stefan Christian

Associate Solicitor / German Attorney

LL.M.
Year of Admission: 2017 (Hong Kong)

SSchmierer@RobinsonsLawyers.com
+852 - 2180 9789
What People Say
“Stefan is an expert on complex, high-stakes cross-border tax disputes.”

Introduction

Stefan Schmierer completed a vocational training with a bank prior to obtaining a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Regensburg, Germany. Mr. Schmierer started his career as a lawyer with an international law firm, working in their offices located in Nuremberg and Stuttgart, Germany as well as in Beijing, China.

He later obtained his LL.M. from the University of Indianapolis, USA, before joining Robinsons, Lawyers as an associate in 2017.

Areas of Practice

Academic Achievements

  • 2005: First State Examination (equivalent to Bachelor of Laws), Germany
  • 2006: LL.M., Indianapolis, USA
  • 2008: Second State Examination (equivalent to Bar Exam), Germany

Professional Qualifications

  • 2000: Qualified Banker, Germany
  • 2009: Attorney at Law, Germany
  • 2009-2017: Foreign Registered Lawyer for German Law in Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • 2017: Solicitor, Hong Kong

Vision & Mission Statement

Practicing law with world-renowned German work ethics, Robinsons, Lawyers cater to big and small businesses, as well as to individuals. Our areas of law practice include Tax, Commercial, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Corporate, Criminal Law, E-Commerce, Electronic Banking, Employee Benefits, Employment Law, and many more.

Practice / Employment History

Filderbank
  • Credit and Investment department (1998 - 2000, Germany)
Roedl & Partner
  • Lawyer for Corporate, Commercial and Tax law (2006 - 2009, Germany and Beijing)
Lorenz & Partners, Hong Kong
  • Foreign Registered Lawyer, Corporate, Commercial and Tax (2009 - May 2017 Hong Kong)
Robinsons, Lawyers
  • Associate Solicitor - Corporate, Commercial and Tax law (Jun 2017 - Present, Hong Kong)

Publication List

  • 06/2017, CEO Fraud in Hong Kong and China
  • 05/2017, The Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters
  • 05/2017, Hong Kong's new Competition Ordinance, May 2017
  • 03/2017, Lohnkosten und Arbeitsvertraege in China, March 2017
  • 09/2016, Vergleich der Rahmenbedingungen für Investitionen und wirtschaftliches Engagement
  • 06/2016, Ein schwaches Jahr, Hongkong muss sein Steuersystem grundlegend aendern
  • 05/2015, Aktuelle Entwicklungen in Hongkongs Rechtsprechung
  • 05/2015, Hongkongs neues Gesellschaftsrecht
What People Say
“Stefan is an expert on complex, high-stakes cross-border tax disputes.”