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Dr. Klaus Stein


  • Born in 1965
  • 1996 Accreditation as lawyer
  • 1997 PhD from Osnabrück University. Thesis subject “The taxation of German-Irish succession cases”
  • 1999 Partner in the firm of Schindhelm Hellwege Albrecht Rechtsanwälte GbR
  • 2000 Accredited as tax adviser
  • 2000 Managing Director of Schindhelm Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Osnabrück
  • 2001 PwC Deutsche Revision AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Osnabrück, Senior Manager TLS
  • 2002 to 2006 Head of Tax Department at Dr. August Oetker KG, Syndikusanwalt in-house counsel.
  • Since 2006 Partner in WMS Treuhand GbR
  • Since 2008 Partner in WMS Rechtsanwälte GbR


  • ASU: Member of the Tax Policy Commission
  • DIHK: German Chamber of Commerce and Industry Member of the Finance and Taxation Committee
  • IFA (International Fiscal Association) : Member
  • IHK: (Chamber of Industry and Commerce) Osnabrück-Emsland
  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP): Member
  • Economic Board of the CDU Party: Member of the Federal Export Commission for Budget, Taxation and Finances


  • Diverse publications and lectures
  • Visiting lecturer for company law, contracts and tax law at, inter alia, Osnabrück University and Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences