Fabienne Vanessa Helle

Lawyer, Associate


Location Frankfurt


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Practice Areas

  • Structuring and tax optimisation for closed-ended and open-ended funds
  • Tax advice and tax due diligence to fund investors, tax optimisation of investment structures
  • Tax advice and negotiation of purchase contracts relating to all types of property transactions (asset and share deals of various types of real estate, including office logistics and hotels, project developments and forward deals) and property-related tax issues (e.g. advice on extended trade tax deduction, VAT-related lease contract clauses, real estate transfer tax advice) International tax (double tax treaties, cross-border withholding tax, German CFC rules)
  • Tax advice on restructurings and tax optimisation of corporate group structures
  • Tax advice vis-à-vis (tax) authorities and assistance in the context of tax litigation
  • Tax compliance/DAC6 (reporting obligations in relation to cross-border tax arrangements)
  • Tax advice on (business) succession planning
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2021
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2021)
  • Legal assistant in tax law at a major British law firm, among others
  • Legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Celle and law studies at the Leibniz University of Hanover
  • Former senior tax inspector in the fiscal administration of Lower Saxony, most recently in the inheritance and gift tax department of the Hannover-Mitte tax office
  • Training in the higher non-technical service of the fiscal administration of Lower Saxony with simultaneous studies at the Lower Saxony Tax Academy (Dipl.-Finanzwirtin (StAkad))
  • English, German
  • Association for the Promotion of Tax Science at the Leibniz University of Hanover e.V.
* Partner: A partner within the meaning of the partnership company law.
   Local Partner: not a partner within the meaning of the partnership company law.
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