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Stefan Schmierer

Managing Partner

In today's global business landscape, navigating legal complexities across jurisdictions can be daunting. For companies seeking expert guidance in Hong Kong, Mr. Schmierer stands out as the only German lawyer admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong who permanently resides in the city. With over a decade of experience, he offers unparalleled expertise in both German and Hong Kong law, providing comprehensive solutions to a diverse clientele.

 

Experience and Expertise:

Mr. Schmierer's journey in Hong Kong began in 2009 when he joined the prestigious foreign law firm of Lorenz & Partners as a Registered Foreign Lawyer. During his tenure there, he successfully advised numerous foreign corporate clients on a wide range of commercial, corporate, and tax law matters. His exceptional legal acumen led to his appointment as Solicitor in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong High Court in 2017. Subsequently, he joined Robinsons, Lawyers, where he built and managed a thriving legal practice as a partner.

 

Ravenscroft & Schmierer: Boutique Excellence

In 2020, Mr. Schmierer founded Ravenscroft & Schmierer, driven by a vision to deliver exceptional legal services tailored to the unique needs of his clients. As the Managing Partner, he leads a team of experienced professionals dedicated to providing high-end commercial, tax, and corporate litigation advice. Ravenscroft & Schmierer has quickly gained recognition for its boutique approach, offering personalized attention and strategic solutions to clients from the German-speaking region.

 

Comprehensive Services for German-speaking Businesses:

Ravenscroft & Schmierer caters to a diverse clientele, primarily comprising large and medium-sized companies from the German-speaking area. Whether clients are already established in Hong Kong or considering expanding their operations to the city, the firm offers a comprehensive suite of services to support their success. Beyond legal advice, Mr. Schmierer and his team provide business tax advice, company secretarial services, accounting, and auditing, ensuring a holistic approach to clients' needs.

 

Community Involvement and Recognition:

Mr. Schmierer's commitment to the German community in Hong Kong is evident through his long-standing collaborations with the German and Austrian Consulates as well as the Austrian Trade Commission in his capacity of their trusted lawyer ('Vertrauensanwalt'). His dedication and expertise have earned him recognition in the 2023 asialaw ranking as a 'notable' lawyer, a testament to his exceptional contributions to the legal profession.

Contact Us:

For businesses seeking reliable legal counsel in Hong Kong, Ravenscroft & Schmierer is the trusted choice. Contact us today to discuss your legal needs and experience the difference of working with a dedicated team of legal professionals.

Stefan Schmierer Managing Partner

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asialaw 2023 Laurel

“Seeing the client’s satisfaction after the completion of a transaction is worth going the extra mile!''

Rankings & Awards

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Rated as a Distinguished Practitioner in Regulatory

Publications

Investitionsführer 2023 Front Page

​2023 © ADWA Pte Ltd

Available in German​

Summary: Advising foreign investors on legal framework conditions for market entry expansion in Asia

Keywords: Legal system, Market Entry, Labor Law, Investment Promotion, Dispute Resolution, Rechtssystem, Markteinstieg, Arbeitsrecht, Investitionsförderung, Streitbeilegung

Investment Hubs Dubai

2020 © Springer Gabler

Available in German

Summary: First overall presentation of the investment law framework for Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Keywords: Taxes, Tax Law, Holding Company, Double Taxation Agreement, Investment Protection Agreement, Steuern, Steuerrecht, Holding, Doppelbesteuerungs-abkommen, Investitionsschutz-abkommen

Investitionsführer Hong Kong

2021 © ADWA Pte Ltd 

Available in German​

Summary: Advising foreign investors on legal framework conditions for market entry expansion in Hong Kong.

Keywords: Legal system, Market Entry, Labor Law, Investment Promotion, Dispute Resolution, Rechtssystem, Markteinstieg, Arbeitsrecht, Investitionsförderung, Streitbeilegung

Asia Arbritation Guide

​2021 © ADWA Pte Ltd

Available in English

Summary: Provides a concise summary of 23 countries/jurisdictions in Asia with regard to arbitration regulations

Keywords: Regulations, Institutions, 23 countries, Restrictions, Interim/Conservatory Relief

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