Miriam Staatz (née Wehner)

Associate, Frankfurt



Miriam Staatz advises domestic and multinational clients on all tax aspects of M&A, private equity, real estate and capital markets transactions. She also advises on tax audits, disputes and rulings.

Prior to joining White & Case, Miriam worked for other leading international law firms where she gained experience in matters of taxation and corporate law.

Bars and Courts
Certified Tax Advisor
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt
First State Exam
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


Advised Pollen Street Capital (PSC) on its intended acquisition and combination of niiio finance group AG, fundsaccess AG, FundHero SA, FinTecc LLC and MiFID-Recorder GmbH.

Advised a Prax Group, a multinational, independent energy group on its acquisition of OIL! Tankstellen GmbH, a petrol station operator with subsidiaries and activities in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Denmark, from Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG, an energy company belonging to the Marquard & Bahls Group.

Advising Synthos, a European chemical producer and a leading global supplier of synthetic rubber, on the US$449.4 million acquisition of Trinseo's synthetic rubber business.

Advised open banking platform provider Tink AB on its acquisition of FinTecSystems GmbH.

Advising Deutsche Lufthansa AG on its sale of the European Business of LSG Sky Chefs to the airline caterer gategroup.*

Advising ANEX Tour on the acquisition of Bucher Reisen and ÖGER Tours and the Neckermann Reisen brand from the insolvent Thomas Cook.*

Advising Falabella on its acquisition of the online market place operator Linio.*

Advising numerous issuers and underwriters on the tax aspects of equity, equity-linked and debt transactions, including IPOs and convertible bonds.*

Advising an insurance company in a tax court litigation to defend loss carry-forwards.*

Advising various multinational groups on post-acquisition tax disputes.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case.

Awards and Recognition

Ones to Watch Germany in Tax Law, Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers 2021 and 2022