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Dr. Holger J. Jakob

Attorney, Tax Advisor, Certified Public Accountant

Certified Specialist in Tax Law
Certified Specialist in Insolvency Law

Frankfurt am Main
Eschersheimer Landstraße 25-27
60322 Frankfurt am Main

T +49 69 95 957-877
F +49 69 95 957-250

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Doctorate degree: an der Universität Marburg 1998
Admitted in: 1996

Universities: Passau

Practice areas
Legal practice

Holger J. Jakob advises in corporate law, tax law and insolvency law.

He has vast experience in supporting mainly medium-sized companies regarding incorporation, restructuring, merger and demerger, M&A transactions and reorganization matters. In the field of tax law, he has vast experience in tax planning and structuring, representation in tax audits and tax litigation proceedings.
Furthermore he has got long experience as insolvency administrator (Insolvenzverwalter) and he is certified public accountant (vereidigter Buchprüfer).

Dr. Jakob was as​sistant professor (Lehrbeauftragter) for corporate law at Fulda University of Applied Science for many years as well as for VAT at the Fachhochschule für Ökonomie & Management and regularly holds lectures and courses, in particular relating to company succession.

Areas of expertise

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Steuerrecht im DAV
Indo German Association for Legal Cooperation - IGAL e.V.



German, English

Education and career
  • 1996: admittance to the Bar (Rechtsanwalt)
  • 1998: PhD (University of Marburg)
  • 2000: admittance as tax lawyer (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht)
  • 2002: admittance as certified public accountant (vereidigter Buchprüfer)
  • 2005: admittance as tax adviser (Steuerberater)
  • 2006: admittance as insolvency lawyer (Fachanwalt für Insolvenzrecht)

WirtschaftsWoche 2022
Dr. Holger Jakob recommended in the WirtschaftsWoche-listing in the field of corporate law as well as insolvency law as TOP LAWYER.

WirtschaftsWoche 2021
Dr. Holger Jakob recommended in the WirtschaftsWoche-listing in the field of M&A as TOP LAWYER.

JUVE Handbook
Dr. Holger Jakob recommended in corporate / M&A („sehr versiert“, Wettbewerber).

Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers®
Dr. Holger Jakob selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany in the field of Tax Law.