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

Jacqueline Burckhardt

Tel:
Work +41 58 881 00 10
Email:
Burckhardt Ltd.

Work Department

Private clients

Position

Head of Private Clients, succession law, international trust and estate planning, real estate and charity law, full range of notary services, acts as executor.

Career

Former partner in an international law firm where she was head of the private clients team. Head of Private clients at burckhardt Ltd since 2010. Jacqueline has broad experience in international estate planning and inheritance laws. A civil law notary and specialist in inheritance law, she structures Swiss and foreign estates (succession and relocation issues). Director in several Swiss and international health organisations and cultural trusts.

Languages

German, English, French

Member

Member of the Basel Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners STEP (former chair)

Education

Universities of Basel and Geneva (lic. iur. 1995) and Cambridge (LL.M. first class degree 2002, Queen's College) specialising in international trust law. Admitted to the bar in 1998. Civil law notary since 2000.


Switzerland

Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

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

Within: Private client

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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