Anja Knoop Partnerin bei ASG

Anja Knoop

Attorney at Law, Tax Consultant & Partner

“Motivation is the key to success, passion is the best fuel.”

Professional background

2012 - today Partner at ASG
2007 - today Worked at ASG
2004 Gained certification to be a tax consultant
2001 - 2007 Worked as attorney at law in the area of tax consulting at an international auditing firm in Berlin and Hamburg
2001 Licenced as an attorney in Berlin
2001 2nd state examination in law in Lübeck
2001 Legal trainee position in Santiago de Chile, Chamber of Foreign Trade
1997 - 1998 LL.M. International Commercial and Business Law in Norwich, England
1997 1st state examination in law in Trier
1993 - 1994 Maîtrise en Droit in Aix-en-Provence, France
1991 - 1997 Study of law in Trier
1989 - 1991 Residency abroad as “young professional” in Toronto, Canada

Born in 1970 in Lübeck

Married, 2 children

Personal interests

  • Piano playing
  • Golf
  • Trips through Scandinavia
Anja Knoop Partner ASG

Anja Knoop
Tel. +49 40 413441-18


Social Commitment

  • Board of Directors, phönikks Foundation, Hamburg, April 2014 - November 2020
  • Board of Directors, Herbert and Andrea Ingwersen Foundation, Hamburg
  • Board of Directors, WAGO Foundation, Minden


  • Foundation law and foundation tax law
  • Non-profit law
  • Donation law
  • Corporate tax law
  • Sales tax law
  • Tax structuring advice


  • "Profit Distributions in a Non-profit Group", DStR 2006, p. 1263 et seqq.
  • "Foundation Involvement in Partnerships Limited by Shares (KGaA)", Knoop/Verstl/Asche, Stiftung & Sponsoring [Foundation & Sponsoring] 2010, p. 54 et seq.
  • "Typology of Foundations", in: Stiftungen bewegen [Foundations Move], 2013, eds. Verstl/Haas, p. 49 et seqq.
  • "Münchener Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts” [Munich Manual of Social Law], Volume 5, Verein [Association], Stiftung bürgerlichen Rechts [Foundation under Civil Law], 4th edition 2016