Dr Annekatrin Veit

Dr Annekatrin Veit

Dr Annekatrin Veit


T +49 89 23714 12913

Tax Advisor

Areas of practice

Dr Annekatrin Veit specialises in all employment, tax, social security, commercial and accounting law aspects of occupational pension schemes. She has extensive experience in assisting with negotiations and with risk analyses in the context of mergers and acquisitions, in harmonising pension schemes and in advising on how to organise the release from liability in liquidations or business successions. She supports clients in all tax matters that involve dealing with tax authorities and tax courts. She also advises on matters regarding statutory and contractual insolvency insurance and provides representation in occupational pension disputes.


Dr Annekatrin Veit obtained her doctorate from the University of Bielefeld (Germany) for a thesis on a topic regarding occupational pension schemes. She has more than 20 years’ experience working as an advisor in two large consultancy firms for occupational pension schemes, two large law firms and one of the Big Four auditing firms and has made a name for herself through numerous publications, including as a co-author of a standard commentary on the German Occupational Pensions Act.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2022/2023: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Labour Law" ("special consulting competence in the field of occupational pension schemes due to interdisciplinary knowledge in tax and labor law")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Mention in the category "Insurance Law" 
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2022: Recommendation in the category "Labour Law"
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommended in "Employee Benefits Law" (first recommended in 2021) and "Labor and Employment Law"

  • Advising an agricultural machinery manufacturer on the spin-off of pension liabilities prior to the sale of an undertaking
  • Advising a mechanical engineering company on encroachments on the occupational pension scheme through a company collective bargaining agreement
  • Advising a pharmaceutical company when changing from direct pension commitments to a Belgian pension fund (OFP)
  • Advising a hospital group in relation to a legal expert opinion on the consequences of leaving the supplementary pension provider VBL (equivalent value)
  • Advising a car manufacturer on the creation of a contractual trust arrangement (CTA) to secure occupational pension schemes, credit balances from partial retirement arrangements and long-term working time accounts


  • Eberbacher Kreis
  • Tax Law Committee of the German Occupational Pension Association (aba)
  • Tax Committee of the German Working Time Account Association (AGZWK)