Jürgen Michels

Rechtsanwalt, Steuerberater, Associate

Admitted to the Bar since: 1992 in Germany
Email: michels@jsw.law

Training and career/work history:

  • Training as a spaecialist tax clerk
  • Studied law at the Universities of Frankfurt, Münster and Cologne
  • Academic assistant at the University of Cologne
  • Since 1993 lawyer at JSW Rechtsanwälte and OFM Oebel Fröhlich Michels GmbH Auditors and Tax Consultants
  • 1996 duly appointed as tax consultant
  • Since 1997 managing shareholder of OFM Oebel Fröhlich Michels GmbH Auditors and Tax Consultants

Main Areas of Practice:

  • Restructuring and conversion projects (mergers, split-ups, change of legal form)
  • Tax-optimised succession planning and succession models for companies and private individuals
  • Consulting on company acquisitions
  • Tax matters on domestic and international real estate transactions
  • Advice in complex matters of real estate transfer tax
  • International tax law
  • Advice on the foundation of a company (selection of legal form given tax and legal environments)
  • Appeals proceedings and proceedings before fiscal courts


  • Chamber of Public Accountants (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer) in Berlin
  • Chamber of Tax Consultants (Steuerberaterkammer) in Cologne


German and English