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Senior Associate

Dr. Isabella Denninger


Isabella focuses her practice on German and international tax law with an emphasis on tax controversy, corporate tax law, tax audits and M&A transaction tax law.
Prior to joining YPOG, Isabella worked for highly regarded law firms concentrating.
In this year's The Best Lawyers® in Germany edition the US publishing house in cooperation with business daily Handelsblatt® commend Isabella as one of "Ones to watch" in Germany for the field of Tax Law.

Education and Career

Isabella studied law with a focus on domestic, international and European tax law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. After her legal clerkship (Munich Higher Regional Court district), she worked in a German transaction-focused law firm while working on her PhD. She was subsequently appointed as a German qualified tax advisor (Steuerberaterin) and a certified tax advisor (Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht). She completed her PhD at the Friedrich-Alexander University (Erlangen-Nuremberg) on a topic related to real estate transfer taxes. Since then, she has worked in leading law firms with a focus on M&A transactions, (international) corporate tax law and tax controversy in Munich.

Isabella is a member of the Young IFA Network, the Women in IFA Network (WIN), the Munich corporate tax forum (registered assoication) and the working group of certified tax attorneys (registered association).


  • German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwältin)
  • Certified tax attorney (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht)
  • German qualified tax advisor (Steuerberaterin)
  • PhD in law (Dr. iur.) (Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)


  • German
  • English
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