Michael Steinrücke

Tax consultant, lawyer and tax law specialist

The specialist combination of tax and law is becoming increasingly important in the ever more complex business world. Tax law and civil or corporate law issues are almost impossible to separate. We offer you both services from a single source.


main areas of expertise:

  • Tax law and tax advice, tax structuring advice;
  • Advice on commercial and corporate law, drafting of articles of association;
  • Restructuring of companies;
  • Advice on and drafting of contracts;
  • Advice on inheritance law and inheritance tax, drafting wills, and plans for business succession as well as anticipated succession;
  • Advice on labor law issues;
  • Advice on tax audits;
  • Tax disputes, tax court proceedings, criminal tax defense;
  • Compliance services;
  • Professional law for tax advisors and other freelance professions.


Worth knowing about me:

  • Studied law at the Ruhr University in Bochum;
  • Trained as a lawyer at the Berlin Court of Appeal, admitted to the bar in 1992;
  • After working for nine months in a commercial law firm in Paris and one year in a US law firm, I worked for several years in the legal and tax department of an international auditing firm (now called PWC) in Berlin; Worked as a consultant for the Treuhandanstalt Berlin;
  • Partner at Bockholt Steinrücke Heldt since 1995;
  • Certified as a tax advisor in 1997.
  • Volunteer positions:
    • Vice President of the Westphalia-Lippe Chamber of Tax Consultants and has been the President's Deputy since 2007;
    • Member of Committee 10 of the German Federal Chamber of Tax Advisors for "Tax Advisory Law Nationally and Internationally";
    • Deputy Chairperson of the Association of Liberal Professions in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia since 2014.
  • Languages: German, English, French, Italian.