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Sorina van Kommer

International Head of Knowledge - Tax

Sorina van Kommer is the International Head of Knowledge for the Tax Practice Group at DLA Piper responsible for developing, leading and managing the Group’s Knowledge strategy and working with the Group’s Knowledge Partners and the wider Knowledge Community across the Firm to deliver on the Firm’s overarching Knowledge and the Tax Group’s Business Strategy. By holding responsibility for the quality of the Group’s legal practice this includes ensuring that we surface and leverage the Group’s collective experience and expertise for the benefit of our clients and that our team members have the training and tools they need to deliver exceptional service.

Areas of FocusTax
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Master of Fiscal Law, Business University Nyenrode, The Netherlands, 2020
  • Master of Law, University of Fribourg, Faculty of Law, Switzerland, Cum laude, 2003
  • Master of Law at Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, Summa cum laude, 2000


Author of the chapter on Switzerland in the European tax Surveys/European Tax Handbook by IBFD (2009-2013)


Participating and co-lecturing webinars relating to European and Swiss taxation at IBFD

Prior Experience

  • 2017-2020 Managing Partner, Weidema van Tol Attorneys and Tax Advisors, Swiss based international law firm
  • 2010-2017 Senior associate, Weidema van Tol Attorneys and Tax Advisors, Swiss based international law firm
  • 2006-2009 Deputy Team Head at the Legal Department of the Swiss Federal Tax Administration
  • 2004-2006 Bar internships at Swiss based law firms, cantonal district court Aarberg and the Swiss Federal Chancellery