Dr. Maximilian Haag, LL.M.

+49 (89) 24240-430 call


Maximilian primarily advises on national and international tax law, as well as on business successions and estate planning. His work includes the establishment, reorganization or dissolution of family-owned corporate structures, as well as matrimonial property law and advice on wills. Due to his great passion for international affairs and not least because of his own professional stays in the USA, Canada, and Israel, Maximilian often advises on cross-border matters. In addition to entrepreneurial families and high-net-worth individuals in Germany and abroad, his clientele includes both charitable and private foundations, as well as trusts. He is listed in national and international rankings for his private clients and tax expertise.

  • Private Clients
    • Family-owned Companies
    • High-Net-Worth Individuals
    • Foundations and Trusts
    • Succession
    • Tax Planning / Structuring
    • Inheritance Tax Law
    • Marriage and Inheritance Contracts
  • Tax
    • Tax Planning / Structuring
    • Succession Tax Planning
    • International Tax Law
  • Foundations and Non-Profit Organizations


  • Joined POELLATH in 2010
  • Research associate at the Max Planck Research Center for Tax Law and Public Finance (2010)
  • Admitted to bar in 2009, admitted as tax advisor in 2013
  • Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel (2007) 
  • Legal trainee at a major American law firm in Charlotte (USA, 2005)   
  • Studied law and economics in Bayreuth, Duke (USA, LL.M. 2005), Nuremberg, Munich and Leipzig (Ph.D. 2011, awarded the Feldbausch prize of the University of Leipzig)
German, English, Spanish
“He is highly professional, a quick thinker and always keeps an eye on the big picture. Clients trust him (and rightly so).”
The Legal 500
“is extremely competent and responsive and provides concrete answers. In addition, he is very pleasant and professional to deal with”
The Legal 500
“It is good to know that he is there when you need him.”


Dr. Maximilian Haag, LL.M. (Duke)
Attorney-at-Law, Tax Advisor (Germany)
maximilian.haag@pplaw.com +49 (89) 24240-430 +49 (89) 24240-999
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