Liability of auditors and tax consultants

Any tax consultant or auditor who advises companies with economic problems can quickly find himself in a grey area. Increasingly complex and constantly evolving topics increase the risk of these professional groups and, in an emergency, can turn consulting errors into major and serial losses.

Professional liability is one of the core areas of liability law at bock legal. We represent in actions for damages on the part of professionals and auditing and tax consultancy firms as well as insurers operating in the German market – including Versicherungsstelle Wiesbaden, Allianz and HDI-Gerling. Highly complex questions of liability in connection with tax law particularly arise in the case of major and serial claims. At this interface we benefit from our tax law expertise. In this way we combine specialised advice with cross-cutting know-how.