John Paul Fürus is a lawyer and tax consultant. He is also a certified lawyer for tax law, and has been a certified lawyer for criminal law since 2018. He defends and advises companies and individuals with a focus on insolvency and criminal tax law as well as tax litigation. John Paul Fürus is a lecturer in criminal law at University of Applied Sciences for Police and Public Administration in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Before joining Wessing & Partner, John Paul Fürus worked for various medium-sized law and tax consultancy firms from 2012 to 2017 in the areas of insolvency law and criminal insolvency law, criminal tax law and tax litigation as well as in asset and business succession consulting.
John Paul Fürus studied law at the University of Cologne and completed his legal clerkship in Aachen. After being admitted to the bar in 2006, he initially worked as an editor and product developer at a publishing house for specialist tax law literature.
He advises his clients in German and English.
John Paul Fürus is mentioned as a frequently recommended lawyer for compliance in the 2021 and 2022 edition of the ranking “WirtschaftsWoche Top-Lawyers for Compliance and Criminal Law”.
Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2021 ranked John Paul Fürus among the best lawyers in Germany in the field of tax law.
WirtschaftsWoche Top-Lawyers for Compliance 2021 & 2022
Best Lawyers Germany 2021
Düsseldorf Chambers of Lawyers
Düsseldorf Chamber of Tax Consultants
Düsseldorf Bar Association
German Bar Association
Working Group on Tax Law in the German Bar Association
Association of Tax Consultants North Rhine-Westphalia
Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung (Association for Criminal Law (Business Crimes))
E-Book: GmbH-Geschäftsführung 2022, Euroforum, S. 56
Steueranwaltsmagazin (2022, 15ff.)
Steueranwaltsmagazin 2020, 142ff.
EUROFORUM E-Book für Geschäftsführer 2020/2021
Steueranwaltsmagazin 2020, 12
Steueranwaltsmagazin 2019, 51
Zeitschrift sportFACHHANDEL Ausgabe 01/2019
Steueranwaltsmagazin 2018, 170ff.
sportFACHHANDEL Ausgabe 10/2018, Seite 30
Wessing & Partner Veranstaltungsreihe – Update Steuerstrafrecht 2019
RatWerk e.V., 08.03.2017
RatWerk e.V., 05.07.2016