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Wenger & Vieli

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Zug, Zurich

Dr iur Michael Huber

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Wenger & Vieli

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Inheritance Law & Estate Planning.


Michael Huber is a certified specialist for inheritance law of the Swiss Bar Association and is specialized in estate and succession planning, including foundation law. He advises private clients from Switzerland and abroad on all aspects of estate and succession planning as well as in inheritance law disputes. He handles the judicial enforcement of claims based on the most varied areas of law and litigates regularly. As a certified expert, he heads the Inheritance Law practice group at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.


1996-present, Partner at Wenger & Vieli; 1994, Lawyer at Bufete Cuatrecasas, Barcelona; 1991, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli; 1989, Clerk at the District Court of Meilen.


German, English, Spanish and French.


International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Successio.


2008, Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law; 1993, University of Edinburgh, Europa Institute (LL.M.); 1990, Admission to the Bar; 1988, University of Zurich (Dr. iur.); 1984, University of Zurich (lic. iur.).

Switzerland: Dispute resolution


Within: Litigation

Wenger & Vielihas a very pragmatic, cost-sensitive approach’ and ‘provides high-value services’. The group predominantly focuses on litigious banking, commercial and white-collar crime matters, but the service offering also includes expertise in contentious liability, employment and private client matters. Head of litigation Marco Cereghettiworks fast and exact’. Peter Altorfer, Michael Huber and Michael Mráz are other notable practitioners.

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  • Swiss Capital Contribution Principle

    As per 1 January 2011 a new regulation in the Swiss tax law concerning the tax treatment of the repayment of capital contributions enters into force. According to the new rules the repayment of capital contributions is exempt from Swiss income tax (if the shares are owned as private means) and Swiss withholding tax.
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