Dr Zacharias-Alexis Schneider, LL.B., LL.M.

Dr Zacharias-Alexis Schneider, LL.B., LL.M.

Dr Zacharias-Alexis Schneider, LL.B., LL.M.


T +49 511 5458 16484

Tax Advisor
Certified Specialist in Tax Law
Certified Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Law
Certified Specialist for Business Succession (DStV e.V.)
Industries Real Estate & Infrastructure

Areas of practice

Dr. Zacharias-Alexis Schneider advises Private Clients and Family Offices on business successions with a special emphasis on the tax aspects, transaction advice, tax structuring and not-for-profit designs. In addition, he is a regular author and lecturer on topics at the interface between tax and corporate law.

Since 2015, he has been a permanent contributor to Schwarz/Pahlke, “AO/FGO-Kommentar”, a legal commentary on the German Tax Code and Tax Court Code published by Haufe, and, since 2017, a permanent contributor to the tax law magazine “Umsatzsteuer- und Verkehrsteuer-Recht” (UVR), published by Stollfuß Medien GmbH & Co. KG.



Dr Zacharias-Alexis Schneider studied law and business law (LL.B.) at the Universities of Osnabrück (Germany) and Budapest (Hungary). He then successfully completed a master’s programme, earning an LL.M. Taxation degree, and did his doctorate with a thesis on a corporate/tax law topic. In 2016, he was admitted to practise as a tax advisor and was appointed a certified specialist in tax law. Since then, he has additionally been appointed a certified specialist in commercial and corporate law and a specialist advisor for business succession.

Zacharias-Alexis Schneider joined Luther’s Hanover office as a partner in 2021. Before moving to Luther, he headed for several years the private client practice of an international “Big Four” firm, providing comprehensive tax law and civil law structuring advice as a lawyer and tax advisor.


  • Providing transactional tax advice to ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
  • Advising the District of Diepholz
  • Advising the Lower Saxony Physicians’ Pension Fund
  • Advising the Lower Saxony Veterinary Surgeons’ Pension Fund
  • LipoClinic Dr. Heck GmbH
  • Gesundheitsunternehmen Mehiläinen Oy



  • Member of the executive committee of VFS Hannover, an association advancing the science of tax law at the Hanover Leibniz University
  • Counsellor for tax law in the Hanover lawyers’ and tax advisors’ association
  • Member of the representatives’ meeting of the Lower Saxony Lawyers’ Pension Fund
  • Member of the executive committee of the Wolfsburg-Fallersleben Rotary Club
  • Potsdamer Steuerforum e.V.
  • DStJG e.V.
  • VGR e.V.
  • Institut für Erbrecht e.V.