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International law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has announced the appointment of Heiko Stoll as a partner, leading the Tax team in Germany.

He will be part of the Corporate & Finance Transactions team, joining from GSK Stockmann. Based in BCLP’s Frankfurt office, his appointment continues the team’s expansion in Germany. 

Heiko is a lawyer and tax advisor with over 20 years’ experience in all areas of national and international tax. His focus is on acquisition finance, structured finance (both transactional and advisory), tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, cross-border tax planning and corporate restructuring. Further, Heiko is highly accomplished with regard to the structuring and tax optimization for closed-ended and open-ended funds and in this context regularly provides tax advice and tax due diligence to fund investors.

He also advises on German inbound real estate investments and real estate finance. Heiko’s main clients include banks, fund sponsors and large corporate and international financial institutions. Prior to joining GSK Stockmann, he led Simmons & Simmons' banking and finance practice in Germany from 2013 until mid-2019, which enjoys a good reputation in Frankfurt.

Partner in Charge, Germany, Carsten Bremer  “We are delighted that Heiko is joining us. He is a renowned tax lawyer and his broad experience will be a big asset for our Tax team in Germany. 

“We are looking forward to working together to grow and strengthen our Tax Practice both in Germany and globally.”

Heiko added: “I look forward to joining BCLP and collaborating with my colleagues across the firm, both in Germany and internationally, to support clients in dealing with complex tax issues.”

The appointment of Heiko Stoll follows a number of high-profile hires for BCLP. These continued efforts to recruit top lateral candidates support BCLP’s international growth plans under its new Project Advance strategic plan and growth initiative.

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