Mr Bruno Bächli > Wenger Vieli Ltd > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Wenger Vieli Ltd
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Work Department

Taxation; Private Clients and Estate Planning; Foundations.


Bruno Bächli mainly advises individuals on tax issues. In addition to the usual income and wealth tax matters, this also includes profit and capital tax for family-run companies. In addition, he regularly advises on gift and inheritance tax in an international context. In the field of artworks, Bruno Bächli advises clients on income and wealth tax issues. Due to his previous work for a Big Four company in the US tax team, he has a broad understanding of US tax law, which is helpful when advising on investments or temporary activities in the United States.

“I enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams where specialists can profitably contribute their knowledge and thus contribute to a comprehensive value-added result.

In my work, I enjoy interacting with people on a personal level. Especially in today’s – increasingly digital – world, this is an enormously important asset for building trust. Our world is complicated, and our clients need professionals who can successfully guide them through this maze.

I enjoy playing sports. They help me clear my head and recharge my mental batteries. Many idea come into my head while working out.”


2012-present: Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2004-2011: Tax Advisor at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 1999-2004: Tax Advisor at a Swiss fiduciary company in Zurich; 1993-1999: Tax Advisor at an international consulting firm in Zurich.


German and English.


EXPERTsuisse; WTS Global Service Line Private Clients.


2008, Certified Tax Expert; 2004, Certified Fiduciary, Federal Diploma of Higher Education.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Tax

Wenger Vieli Ltd is noted for its close collaboration with the firm’s corporate and M&A practice. The practice regularly advises on the tax aspects of transactions, reorganisations and restructurings, but also covers tax advice to individuals, VAT support and tax litigation as well as social security queries. National and international companies, often also start-ups, and HNWIs instruct the firm. Bruno Bächli leads the practice and is well versed in succession and inheritance planning as well as in asset-related matters. Barbara Brauchli Rohrer is a key contact in corporate and capital market-related tax questions, while counsel Marc Gerber specialises in VAT and customs.

Switzerland > Private client

Wenger Vieli Ltd advises private clients, such as small and mid-size entrepreneurs as well as ultra-high-net-worth families, on a broad variety of tax and legal issues, including estate planning, corporate tax advice regarding family businesses, as well as immigration and relocation. The ‘highly talented and ambitious‘ team members also frequently act as executors of estates. Michael Huberexpertly‘ manages inheritance matters and Bruno Bächli ‘has superb knowledge of Swiss tax‘ issues. Dominik Bürgy is ‘a very experienced private client adviser with an excellent analytical approach‘.