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Our clients include individuals with international assets and families. We advise our clients on matters of residence and work permits in Switzerland and on all private wealth issues, including national and international wealth structuring, inheritance issues and succession planning. We have significant experience establishing trusts and foundations for families and charities. Our full range of notary services includes advising on and drafting of wills, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, real estate transactions and establishing companies. We also assist our clients when establishing and organising not-for-profit organisations.
We provide our clients with comprehensive and tailored advice on corporate law and domestic and international tax planning. We support our clients with professional expertise and international experience in general corporate law issues, corporate structuring and restructurings, M&A and joint ventures, inbound and outbound investments, corporate and structured finance, private equity and venture capital transactions. We also offer corporate notarial services and advise professional practices and service firms about their global structure. We draft contracts for all our corporate clients and support them in all matters of employment law as well as trade and transport law.
Our clients and their enterprises increasingly face economic risks and disputes. We advise our clients on dispute avoidance and active risk management to avoid litigation wherever possible, and to successfully terminate disputes as pragmatically as possible. Our approach is focused, creative and tactical. We apply this approach in all areas of dispute resolution, including mediation, national and international arbitration and litigation before state courts. Our experts also act as arbitrators in appropriate cases.
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Basel: Steinentorstrasse 23 • PO Box 258 • CH-4010 Basel • Switzerland • Tel. +41 58 881 01 01
Zurich: Usteristrasse 12 • CH-8001 Zurich • Switzerland • Tel. +41 58 881 02 01
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