Matthias Haß Partner

Matthias Haß


Dr. jur., Lawyer

Areas of expertise

Special sector knowledge

  • Public & social sector
  • Real estate
  • Industrials
  • Energy, infrastructure & environment


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Brief biography

  • Since 2021 Forvis Mazars (formerly Mazars)
  • 2017 - 2019 Saxon State Minister of Finance
  • 2014 - 2017 Head of the Legal Department, Federal Ministry of Finance
  • 2010 - 2014 Head of Management Staff, Federal Ministry of Finance
  • 2006 - 2010 Head of Group, Federal Chancellery
  • 1998 - 2006 Ministerial Administration in Saxony (various), most recently Head of Division for Federal and European Policy and Tax Policy at the Saxon State Ministry of Finance
  • 1997 - 1998 Lawyer in the law company Sigle/Loose/Schmidt-Diemitz
  • 1989 - 1997 Studied law at the Universities of Kiel and Münster, doctorate (Dr. jur.) University of Münster and legal clerkship in NRW


Dr. Matthias Haß has been a Partner at Forvis Mazars (formerly Mazars) since March 2021. Previously, he was Minister of Finance of the Free State of Saxony. After initially working as a lawyer, he spent many years leading positions in various areas of state administration at both state and federal levels, including the Saxon Ministry of Justice, the Federal Chancellery and the Federal Ministry of Finance. His particular area of expertise is the entire field of public law. Other main areas of advice from Dr. Matthias Haß are banking and finance, business administration and corporate, real estate and European law, including competition law in Europe.