Investment tax law: Luther strengthens its Investment Funds practice with Dr Bela Jansen

Frankfurt a.M. – As of 1 April 2021, Luther expands its Financial Services, Investment Funds & Alternative Investments team to include the industry expert Dr Bela Jansen (48), who moves from Ernst & Young to Luther’s Frankfurt office as a Partner. Dr Jansen is a German lawyer as well as a tax advisor – these multiple qualifications will benefit investment companies, institutional investors and family offices, among others.


“With his proven expertise in national and international investment tax law and his large network of contacts in the industry, Dr Jansen is a great addition to our practice group Capital Markets & Banking,” said Elisabeth Lepique, Managing Partner at Luther.

With almost 20 years relevant industry experience, Dr Bela Jansen is a leading advisor in Germany when it comes to investments. He specialises in providing legal and tax law advice on investments from the initiators’ and the investors’ perspectives. Another focus area is the taxation and structuring of pension liabilities and their cover assets.

“With the addition of Dr Bela Jansen, we continue the strong growth trend in terms of the number of staff in our Investment Funds team,” said Achim Pütz, Head of Financial Services, Investment Funds & Alternative Investments at Luther. “In this way, we once more boost awareness of our team in the market.” The experienced team is working from Frankfurt a.M., Cologne, Hamburg and Luxembourg. Following the addition of Dr Bela Jansen, it now comprises eight Partners and two Counsel.