Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa

Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa

lic. iur., LL.M. (Cantab.), TEP, Attorney, Civil Law Notary, Certified Specialist SBA Succession Law

+41 58 881 00 10
Steinentorstrasse 23, P. O. Box 258, CH-4010 Basel

Expertise & industries
  • Inheritance law
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Real estate
  • German
  • English
  • French

About Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa

Jacqueline's areas of expertise are succession issues, international trust and estate planning, real estate and charity law. She also offers the full range of notary services.

A former partner in an international law firm where she was head of the private clients team, she has broad experience in international estate planning and inheritance laws. A civil law notary and specialist in inheritance law, she has structured a number of Swiss and foreign estates (succession and relocation issues). As Chair of the Basel Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners STEP she is part of a network of international experts.

A former chair of two charities for cancer patients and a director in several Swiss and international health organisations and cultural trusts, Jacqueline also advises clients how to establish and manage not-for-profit organisations.

Jacqueline studied law at the universities of Basel and Geneva (lic. iur. 1995) and Cambridge (LL.M. first class degree 2002, Queen's College) where she specialised in international trust law. She was admitted to the bar in 1998 and became a civil law notary in 2000.