Dr. Oded Schein

Partner Tax
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Oded has an 'extremely knowledgeable and thoughtful' approach to problems. - Chambers

Dr. Oded Schein is a tax partner in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. 

Oded has experience in German and international tax planning and provides tax-related advice in the context of cross-border private equity transactions. Furthermore, he focuses on the structuring of investment vehicles for commercial and private investors and advises on restructurings. Oded played an essential role in the development of complex solutions for corporate reorganizations.

Oded was selected to the 2012–2021 editions of Chambers Europe, Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business for tax in Germany. JUVE lists Oded 2020 as a "frequently recommended“ lawyer for transactional tax. He is also listed among the “best lawyers” for tax in Germany by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2021.

Watch: Implementation of Management Equity Participation


Thought Leadership


Außensteuergesetzliche Hinzurechnung in Sanierungsfällen (Application of German CFC Rules on restructuring cases) in: Internationales Steuerrecht (iStR) 2017, p. 109–113

Chapter on overview of distressed trading and legal structuring of direct lending deals in Germany in: Investing in Distressed Debt in Europe (TMA Handbook for Practitioners 2016) (co-author with Sacha Lürken and Wolfgang Nardi)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008, German Tax Adviser
  • 2000, Germany


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew


  • Regional Court of Darmstadt and Higher Regional Court of FrankfurtSecond State Examination1999
  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universität FreiburgFirst State Examination1997
    Law Studies, 1995–1997
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am MainLaw Studies1994
    Business School, 1994
  • Justus-Liebig-Universität GiessenLaw Studies1993
    Business School, 1993