International firm DLA Piper has announced the addition of three new names to its Frankfurt tax practice.

The team is led by Ulf Andresen, who joins the firm from PwC where he had headed the Frankfurt transfer pricing group since 2015 and also the German financial services transfer pricing group since 2013. Prior to working for PwC he had spent more than 11 years with Ernst & Young.

He is joined by counsel Thomas Gericke, who was a senior manager of transfer pricing at PwC and had previously worked at Cinque Shoes, and associate Thore Holtrichter, a former tax and transfer pricing manager at PwC.