Mr Schmierer has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 2009. He is the only German lawyer admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong that permanently resides in Hong Kong and advises clients in all matters of German and Hong Kong law.
After moving to Hong Kong, Mr. Schmierer joined the foreign law firm of Lorenz & Partners from 2009 to 2017 as a Registered Foreign Lawyer. During this time, he advised a large number of foreign corporate clients in all matters of commercial and corporate law as well as tax law. In 2017, Mr. Schmierer was appointed as Solicitor in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong High Court and subsequently moved to Robinsons, Lawyers, a mid-sized Hong Kong law firm, where he built up and was responsible as a partner of the law firm.
Mr. Schmierer founded Ravenscroft & Schmierer in 2020 in order to provide even better services to his clients with boutique high-end commercial, tax and corporate litigation advice. He is leading Ravenscroft & Schmierer as Managing Partner and is as well responsible for the German Desk in the firm.
Most of his clients are large and medium-sized to large sized companies from the German speaking area that are already located in Hong Kong or are considering opening an office in Hong Kong. Besides legal advice, Mr. Schmierer is also offering services such as business tax advice, Company Secretarial Services, accounting and auditing.
For many years, he has been cooperating with the German Consulate and the Austrian Trade Commission in Hong Kong and is well established in the German community of Hong Kong.