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Burckhardt Ltd.

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

Dr Mark Eichner

Tel:
Work +41 58 881 00 20
Email:
Burckhardt Ltd

Work Department

Private clients

Position

Mark's areas of expertise are establishing, managing and liquidating structures for transnational trusts and estate and succession planning. He also offers the full range of notary services, including advising on and drafting nuptial agreements, wills and corporate documents.

Career

Mark started his career in 2004 with a leading Swiss private bank where he worked in Trust and Estate Services. He then became a member of the private clients team of an international law firm where he focused on inheritance matters, corporate issues and administering and
liquidating trusts. He gained further expertise in cross-boarder issues when working with renown law firms in New York and Paris. He is a Student Liaison Officer with the Basel Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners STEP. Mark is a member of the parliament of the Canton of Basel-City (Grosser Rat).

Languages

German, English, French

Member

Chairman with the Basel Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners STEP; member of the cantonal parliament of Basel-City (Grosser Rat des Kantons Basel-Stadt).

Education

Mark studied law at the universities of Basel and Geneva (lic. iur. 2001, Dr. iur. 2007) and is the author of a doctoral thesis on comparative trust law. He was admitted to the bar in 2003 and became a civil law notary in 2009.


Switzerland

Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Boutique firm Burckhardt Ltd. advises on litigation, employment, private client and tax matters. The key contacts are Jacqueline BurckhardtRolf WüthrichMark EichnerRegula Hinderling and Piera Beretta.

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Private client

Within: Private client

'Highly professional firmBurckhardt Ltd. 'demonstrates competence, experience and absolute dedication to the client', and is best known for dispute resolution related to international succession matters, advising on client and asset relocations, as well as the foundation of philanthropic organisations. Jacqueline Burckhardt and Mark Eichner are renowned for their 'thoroughness, efficiency and cross-border knowledge', while attorney Michelle Bruni is 'able to deal with complex problems at speed'.

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