Marxer & Partner

Vaduz Office

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Partners: Dr Karl J Hier, Dr Johannes M Burger, Dr Robert Schneider, lic iur Jesús Cortés, Dr Michael Grabher LLM, Dr Michael Oberhuber LLM, Dr Stefan Wenaweser LLM, Dr Markus Summer LLM MBA, Dr Armin Dobler LLM, Dr Mario A König LLM, Mag Jochen Schreiber, Dr Florian Marxer LLM, Dr Daniel Damjanovic LLM, Dr Hasan Inetas LLM
Number of partners: 14
Number of other lawyers: 9
Number of-counsels: 4
Languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Marxer & Partner Attorneys-at-Law was very much involved in shaping Liechtenstein as a financial centre and has been growing with it. Established in 1925, the firm is the oldest and largest law firm in Liechtenstein with 14 partners, four of-counsels, 13 associates and a supporting staff of about 60 paralegals and administrative specialists. Of all the firms providing legal services to a demanding international clientele, Marxer & Partner has become the most renowned in Liechtenstein.

The Principality of Liechtenstein is a small European country in the heart of Europe whose economy has continuously grown over the years. Its membership in the European Economic Area (EEA), on the one hand, and its close links to Switzerland, on the other hand, have paved the way for extensive activities of foreign investors in the industrial, business, and finance sector. Today, Liechtenstein can provide special qualities as an economic base, mainly because of the great political stability, the excellent infrastructure and efficient administration, and the modern and liberal legislation.

As a matter of fact, Liechtenstein has succeeded in acquiring an excellent reputation for its high-tech industry including leadingedge technology companies like Hilti and Ivoclar, and its robust and well- functioning financial center, the standards of which, as the International Monetary Fund confirms, meet the latest and highest level of compliance and proper business conduct.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Corporate M&A
■ Banking & Insurance
■ Capital Markets & Cross-Border Financial Services
■ Trusts & Estates, Foundations, Family Offices
■ Tax
■ IP, Trademarks
■ Family Business Law
■ Arbitration & Litigation
■ Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters
■ White-Collar Crime

For many years Marxer & Partner has focused its activities on the fields of corporate law, M&A, trust and estate planning, capital markets, as well as tax. The firm provides in-depth knowledge and excellent advice in these fields to its international client base. Marxer & Partner’s experienced corporate litigation team has successfully represented clients in litigation, and international arbitration proceedings complete the scope of services provided to clients.

Together with its auxiliary trust, management and auditing companies Marxer and Partner form a centre of excellence that can handle all sorts of issues in financial, legal, tax, business management, and real estate affairs.

Many of the firm’s lawyers regularly contribute to international handbooks and other publications and speak on conferences. Partners of the law firm are frequently recommended as arbitrators for complex arbitration proceedings.

Continuity, trust, and satisfaction have always been the cornerstones of the law firm’s business approach, because of which it has repeatedly received prestigious awards by highly influential law directories and business magazines in such diverse areas as private law, banking, and M&A. Moreover, it has been continuously rated as a top tier firm.

The firm represents Liechtenstein exclusively at Lex Mundi, the worldwide association of independent law firms.

Corporate, M&A:
Key Contacts:
: Johannes M Burger, Michael Oberhuber, Mario A König, Hasan Inetas

Banking & Insurance:
Key Contacts:
Markus Summer, Florian Marxer, Daniel Damjanovic

Key Contacts:
Michael Grabher, Markus Summer, Armin Dobler

Family Business Law:
Key Contacts:
Karl Josef Hier, Jesús Cortés, Mario A König, Hasan Inetas

IP, Trademarks:
Key Contacts:
Robert Schneider

Trusts & Estates, Foundations, Family Offices:
Key Contacts:
Karl Josef Hier, Johannes M Burger, Jesús Cortés, Stefan Wenaweser, Armin Dobler, Florian Marxer

Capital Markets & Cross-Border Financial Services:
Key Contacts
: Michael Grabher, Michael Oberhuber, Daniel Damjanovic

Arbitration & Litigation:
Key Contacts:
Robert Schneider, Jochen Schreiber

Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, White-Collar Crime:
Key Contacts:
Robert Schneider, Stefan Wenaweser, Jochen Schreiber