Areas of expertise

  1. Areas of expertise

    Legal advice and representation before civil courts, particularly in relation to Swiss and international estates

    • We represent our clients in civil, commercial and asset recovery proceedings before the Swiss courts.
    • Our Firm is particularly specialized in inheritance law. We represent our clients in inheritance proceedings before the Swiss courts. We advise them on all matters relating to inheritance, in particular on drawing up their testamentary dispositions, the acquisition of the estate, the liability of heirs, the rights of heirs and legatees, the execution of wills, the administration of the estate, acts of partition and the liquidation of the estate.
    • We also assist our clients in cross-border proceedings, in particular to enforce foreign judgments in Switzerland.
  2. Areas of expertise

    Commercial and business law

    We assist our clients in commercial transactions, in the drafting and negotiating of contracts, in setting up, selling and acquiring companies, and structuring, restructuring, negotiating and managing commercial transactions, including advising on their tax consequences.

  3. Areas of expertise


    • We advise our private clients on all aspects of their personal taxation, assisting them in establishing their domicile in Switzerland, negotiating their lump-sum taxation arrangements and advising them on the impact of business transactions on their personal taxation.
    • We advise legal entities on tax matters, particularly in connection with the acquisition and sale of companies, reorganizations, mergers and demergers.
    • We represent our clients in negotiations with the tax authorities (tax rulings) and represent them before the Swiss administrative courts in disputes.
  4. Areas of expertise

    Banks, financial institutions and services

    • We advise banks, financial institutions, financial services providers and operators of collective investment schemes on their contractual relationships and regulatory and prudential obligations and organise regulatory filings where and when required.
    • We assist and represent our clients in the establishment of their relationship with a bank and any difficulties they may encounter.
  5. Areas of expertise

    Economic criminal law, international judicial cooperation

    • We represent individuals and entities affected by criminal offences in defending their interests and recovering their damages.
    • We assist foreign governments in matters of international judicial cooperation in particular the freezing and recovery of criminal assets.
  6. Areas of expertise

    Trusts, estate planning and administration

    We advise our clients on the organization and taxation of assets. Our Swiss affiliate company Tax Lex Trustee SA, a FINMA-licensed financial institution, is authorised to set up trusts and act as trustee.