Prof. Dr. Philipp Albrecht

Tax Consultant
sworn Accountant

Contact details

T +49 511 53460-221
F +49 511 53460-260

Main areas
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Successions
  • Tax
  • Antitrust & Competition Law


Philipp Albrecht advises German and foreign companies on national and cross-border M&A transactions on the buyer and seller side in all industries. Over the last few years, he has gained particular experience in M&A transactions in the health and care sector. In addition to drawing up contracts, the range of consulting services also includes cartel law and tax law.

Philipp Albrecht teaches the subjects of tax law and mergers & acquisitions at the University of Applied Sciences for Business (FHDW) in Hanover. 

He is a member of various supervisory bodies of SMEs and companies belonging to the social services section of the Lutheran Church.


  • Advising of a media group on the purchase of newspaper shareholdings
  • Consulting of a district administration in Lower Saxony on the sale of the municipal hospital
  • Consulting of a logistics and service SME on the purchase of a company from a corporation listed on the DAX


Philipp Albrecht has been a lawyer for Schindhelm in Hanover since 1992, and since 2000 as managing director and partner. Between 1994 and 2004, he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 
After an apprenticeship at Dresdner Bank in Hamburg, Philipp Albrecht studied law at the University in Osnabrück between 1982 and 1987. During his degree course, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for International Private Law and Comparative Law under the chair of Prof. Dr. Chr. v. Bar at the University of Osnabrück. 
1987 First State Examination in Law, 1992 Second State Examination in Law, 1992 doctorate in law (Dr. jur.) He spent ten months in Oxford, UK, as part of his doctorate. 
1996 tax consultant, since 1999 sworn accountant, since 2004 professor at the University of Applied Science for Business (FHDW).