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MÜHLENBERG 7, PO BOX 258, 4010 BASEL, SWITZERLAND
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Work +41 058 881 01 01
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Fax +41 058 881 01 09
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www.burckhardtlaw.com

Switzerland

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Burckhardt Ltd.

Burckhardt Ltd. provides expertise in public sector and private employment law, including advice on bonus schemes, regulatory issues and compliance, litigation, data protection, restructurings and immigration matters. The team is defending a public body against an unfair treatment claim relating to salary increases brought by employees and advises a major Swiss insurance company on employment contracts. Regula Hinderling is recommended.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland
Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland - ranked: tier 4

Burckhardt Ltd.

Burckhardt Ltd.’s strengths lie in private client matters, employment and tax law. Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa, Regula Hinderling and Rolf Wüthrich are recommended.

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 4

Burckhardt Ltd.

High-quality law firmBurckhardt Ltd. fields ‘specialised lawyers in different fields’, who impress with ‘good networking skills’; the practice is also recommended for being ‘especially strong in inheritance and foundation matters, also on an international basis’ and further handles asset structuring, transfer, administration and distribution matters. In a recent highlight matter, the team handled the execution of a will made by a French citizen residing in Switzerland, concerning assets in France and North America. The ‘profoundly experienced and committedJacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa in Basel ‘presents excellent solutions with a business-oriented approach’. Further recommended are international wealth planning partner Mark Eichner and tax attorney Noëmi Kunz-Schenk.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Burckhardt Ltd.

Burckhardt Ltd.’s ‘responsive’ team provides ‘advice of the highest quality’ on tax issues, especially in connection with cross-border restructurings and M&A transactions. Additional expertise exists in estate tax planning, social security and financing matters. The ‘practical’ Rolf Wüthrich has ‘great understanding of US tax issues, which he balances with Swiss law to achieve excellent results’.

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Switzerland: Dispute resolution

Litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 4

Burckhardt Ltd.

From its offices in Basel and Zurich, Burckhardt Ltd. covers financial services, employment, trust and inheritance disputes. Recent highlights include the representation of an Egypian resident in a contractual dispute against a Swiss bank, as well as the defence of various state hospitals and private clinics in clinical negligence cases regarding childbirth, living organ donations and medically assisted reproduction. Piera Beretta, Regula Hinderling, Gudrun Österreicher and Ramon Mabillard are the main partners.

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