Jörg Schwerin

Senior Manager Berlin


PwC Legal

Kapelle-Ufer 4

10117 Berlin


Tel.  +49 30 2636-4067

Mobile  +49 175 4370159

Email  E-Mail


  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2009


  • National and international companies and groups
  • Federal Republic of Germany, German federal states, municipalities
  • Municipal utility companies


  • German
  • English
  • French
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About me

Jörg Schwerin is an expert in VAT and advises and represents clients in tax litigation proceedings before the fiscal courts and the Federal Fiscal Court. He has more than 14 years of experience in litigation. He also specialises in external tax audits, out-of-court appeal proceedings, coordination with the tax authorities on complex or innovative business models as well as acquisitions and restructurings. In addition to national and international companies, he specialises in advising clients in the public sector.

  • Since 2024: Acting for PwC Legal, Berlin
  • Since 2010: PwC GmbH, Berlin
  • Until 2010: Worked for a medium-sized law and tax consulting firm, Berlin
  • Until 2009: Legal clerkship, Supreme Court of Berlin, Berlin
  • Until 2006: Studies of law, Berlin and Dresden
  • Establishment of the entrepreneurial status of a holding company when charging on consulting services for the design of an investment structure, BB 2021, 287
  • Sale of a business as a going concern in the case of the acquisition of a property initially leased and partially sublet by the seller, DStRK 2021, 247
  • Service commission and entrepreneurial status of a holding company when purchasing services for local subsidiaries, DStRK 2020, 231
  • Input VAT deduction in the case of incorrect invoices – application issues relating to the ECJ rulings Senatex and Barlis 06 and the first judgement of the Federal Fiscal Court issued following these rulings, StB 2017, 164
  • VAT grouping – organisational integration – Circular of the Federal Ministry of Finance dated 7 March 2013, UR 2013, 481
  • Barter transactions in case of the disposal of valuable waste, BB 2012, 2988
  • Input VAT deduction for properties partly used for business purposes – Circular of the Federal Ministry of Finance dated 22 June 2011, BB 2011, 2463