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Christoph Becker

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Christoph Becker joined Baker McKenzie in 2006. Christoph co-heads the German Tax Practice Group of Baker McKenzie. He has ten years of experience in advising clients in the field of international and domestic German tax law.

Practice Focus

Mr. Becker's work is focused on international tax planning and tax advice in connection with M&A transactions and corporate restructurings. He routinely assists German and international clients in inbound and outbound tax planning strategies. In addition, Mr. Becker advises clients on tax matters in all phases of a transaction process, from designing tax optimized acquisition and joint venture structures, carrying out tax due diligence reviews to the drafting and negotiation of tax related aspects of the transaction documentation and the implantation of tax efficient post-merger integrations. Moreover, he represents clients in tax audits and tax court litigations. He is the author of several articles and publications and regularly speaks at seminars on topics related to international tax planning and transactional tax advice.

Professional Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2022 edition for Tax Law 2021


  • Frankfurt Tax Bar~Germany (2009)


  • University of Bayreuth (2006)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish