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High Net Worth Guide 2022

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Private Wealth Law
7 Years Ranked

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Provided by Kinga M. Weiss

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Kinga M. Weiss is a partner and co-chair of the Private Clients team of Walder Wyss. She primarily devotes her time to domestic and foreign private clients, banks and family offices. Her areas of expertise are centered around both private clients and entrepreneurs in matters of inheritance law, including marital property law, relating to estate planning, business succession and execution of wills. Cross-border cases account for the bulk of her field of action. Besides, she also supports clients with relocation, asset structuring, trust and endowment matters and tax affairs.

She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law as well as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Born in 1969, Kinga M. Weiss was educated at the University of Zurich (lic.iur. 1996, Dr.iur. 1999) and New York University School of Law (LL.M. 2003). In 2000 she passed the bar and qualified as an attorney and in 2011 she graduated as certified specialist SBA inheritance law. She has working experience as clerk at the District Court of Meilen and as attorney for several years with a major Zurich law firm.

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Private Wealth Law - Switzerland
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Kinga Weiss maintains a formidable reputation as a leading private client lawyer in Switzerland who frequently assists high net worth clients with complex Swiss and international estate disputes as well as inheritance, business succession and estate planning matters, among others. A fellow lawyers reports that she is "one of the best private client lawyers in Switzerland; she stands out because she is very bright," while another source adds: "Kinga is a very experienced and highly qualified lawyer who knows how to handle large international transactions. She understands how to respond to the needs of clients and colleagues without losing focus of the essentials." A third source notes that she is "a really empathetic and professional colleague who always sees the merits of a case."

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