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Benn Berger


Benn advises on all aspects of national and international tax law with a focus on tax dispute resolution, in particular advising in tax audits and tax litigation.

In addition, Benn has experience in providing tax advice to financial institutions and on national and international M&A transactions.

Before joining the firm, Benn has been working at one of the largest professional services networks in the world for several years. There, he worked in the tax department specializing on corporate tax and tax litigation.

Published Work

  • IWB 2019, 639 - „Der internationale Steuerfall vor dem Finanzgericht“ (zusammen mit Jan Haselmann)
  • IWB 2020, 21 - „Darf der Betriebsprüfer die Vorlage des geschäftlichen E-Mailverkehrs verlangen? – Rechtliche Grenzen für Prüferanfragen“ (zusammen mit Jan Haselmann)
  • DStR 2020, 144 - „Anzeigepflicht bei mittelbaren Erwerben und Veräußerungen nach § 138 Abs. 2 Satz 1 Nr. 3 oder 4 AO?“ (zusammen mit Arne Schnitger und Sebastian Krüger)
  • NWB 2021, 2895 - „Überraschungsentscheidung im Finanzgerichtsprozess“ (zusammen mit Jan Haselmann und Annette Elisabeth Rickert)



Admitted as German Steuerberater, 2023

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2017


Second German Law Degree, hanseatic higher regional court, Germany, 2016

First German Law Degree, Bucerius Law School, Germany, 2013

LL.B., Bucerius Law School , Germany, 2012

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.