Dimitar Hristov to lead DLA Piper tax group in Austria
DLA Piper is continuing to expand its leading international Tax practice with the hire of Dimitar Hristov, who will be leading the tax group in Austria.
Dimitar has more than 10 years’ experience as a leading tax advisor, most recently at the Austrian tax advisory firm LeitnerLeitner. He has extensive expertise in international tax law; corporate taxation; tax planning and tax advice in connection with international restructurings and reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance transactions, venture capital and private equity structures. Dimitar also has an excellent knowledge of the Russian and other Eastern European markets as he has advised on several inbound and outbound transactions in Eastern Europe.
Commenting on the appointment, Roderik Bouwman, partner and Co-Global Head of Tax, said: “Dimitar’s practice will fit perfectly with the firm’s existing global platform and we are delighted to have him on board. The substantial growth in our Tax practice in recent years reflects the fact that there continues to be a strong client demand for our expertise in this area. Dimitar’s skills and experience will add valuable further depth to our team.”