Dr. Dirk Elbert, Diplom Finanzwirt (FH)

Dr. Dirk Elbert, Diplom Finanzwirt (FH)

Lawyer, Certified Tax Advisor | Partner


Executive summary


Dr. Dirk Elbert is a lawyer, tax advisor and partner at BDO Legal. He is a member of the Commercial practice group.

His practice focuses on cross-border intra-group service, group allocation, license, loan and framework supply agreements.

Dirk Elbert studied law in Ludwigsburg and Heidelberg. He completed his doctorate in Heidelberg on the subject of "The digital external audit". 

Before joining BDO Legal, he worked for the tax authorities, among others.

In his spare time, he often prepares barbecues for his family.


  • Service providers
  • Machinery and plant engineering 
  • Automotive 
  • Retail and consumer goods


  • Drafting of contracts 
  • Drafting of distribution structures
  • Distribution law 
  • Licence agreements 
  • E-Commerce 
  • IT-contracts 
  • International business law

Additional information

  • Co-author of the commentary published by CH Beck "Verrechnungspreise", (ed. Vögele & others)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the BDO International Transfer Pricing Centre of Excellence
  • Member of the IDW Foreign Tax Law working group