Firm Profile

burckhardt Ltd

High Net Worth Guide 2023

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+41 58 881 0101

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Firm Details: 

Number of partners: 11

Number of lawyers: 21

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Swedish

Firm Overview: 

Burckhardt Ltd is a boutique law firm founded in October 2010. The firm offers first-class services by a dedicated and personal team. Its members work together to provide comprehensive advice on legal and tax matters, both domestic and international. All of burckhardt Ltd’s partners previously worked for high-ranking law firms in Switzerland and abroad (Amsterdam, London, New York, Paris; Basel, Zurich) and have a sound understanding of major non-Swiss jurisdictions, international experience and excellent language skills.

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Private Clients: 

3 partners, 2 fee earners

Burckhardt Ltd provides assistance in estate planning and wealth structuring, including structuring of family businesses, for high net worth individuals and families with a multijurisdictional background, with a focus on French, British, Spanish and US connections. The team’s members represent clients on the board of family-owned businesses and act as executors, respectively support executors in complex estates, including multi-jurisdictional estates. They also offer legal, strategic and organisational advice to national and international philanthropic organisations.

Key Contact: Jacqueline Burckhardt

Tel: +41 58 881 00 10

Email: [email protected]

Key Contact: Daniel Tobler

Tel: +41 58 881 02 40

Email: [email protected]


1 partner, 6 fee earners

The tax team is highly specialised in corporate tax law and displays extensive experience in cross-border restructuring and M&A transactions. It focuses on rendering long-term tax advice (tax planning) to and assisting in international transactions of multinational groups and private clients, whereby fundamental know how in domestic laws and international tax law serves as a basis for support in complex cross-border issues. The tax team supports international groups in administrative procedures on the exchange of information between Swiss and non-Swiss tax authorities as well as individuals in voluntary disclosure procedures. All lawyers have long international experience and a well-established network of contacts in law firms abroad.

Key Contact: Rolf Wüthrich

Tel: +41 58 881 00 00

Email: [email protected]

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Switzerland - Head office