Gerhard Schmitt Partner

Gerhard Schmitt


Lawyer, tax consultant, diploma in business administration

Areas of expertise

  • Corporate / M&A
  • Energy
  • Financial and insurance supervision
  • Real estate

Special sector knowledge

  • Energy, infrastructure & environment
  • Real estate


  • German
  • English

Brief biography

  • since 2002 at Mazars Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft GmbH
  • 1999 - 2001 Senior Manager at Dr. Röver und Partner KG
  • 1996 - 1999 Assistant at W + ST Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH
  • 1990 - 1995 Part-time work at the tax consultancy Matthias Lösch
  • 1993 - 1995 Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Saarbrücken
  • 1988 - 1992 Studied law in Saarbrücken and Heidelberg
  • 1982 - 1988 Studied business administration at the Saarland University of Applied Sciences


Gerhard Schmitt (lawyer, tax advisor, graduate in business administration) has been a partner at Mazars Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH and Mazars GmbH & Co. KG in Berlin and Frankfurt in the areas of tax and corporate law. Gerhard Schmitt studied business administration and law. He was admitted as a lawyer and tax advisor in 1999. Gerhard Schmitt has a strong focus on energy and real estate. His main areas of practice are national and international tax law, in particular all tax issues relating to real estate and renewable energy. In addition, Mr. Schmitt advises on corporate and energy law issues as well as on the conception of funds. Mr. Schmitt's clients include, in particular, companies from the real estate and renewable energy sectors. Mr. Schmitt is a member of BFW, the German Wind Energy Association, and the German Solar Industry Association, as well as the author of numerous publications on various legal and tax topics in the real estate industry and energy supply.

Participation in professional bodies of the profession and other functions

  • Member of the German Wind Energy Association
  • Member of the German Solar Industry Association
  • Member of the German Biogas Association


  • "Die Eigenständigkeit der gewerblichen Wärmelieferung im Sinne des § 556 c Abs. 1 BGB", Beitrag in CuR Heft 3/2016
  • „Dezentrale Energieerzeugung im EEG 2017“, GI – Gebäudetechnik in Wissenschaft & Praxis, Sept. 2016

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