Mr Jean-Blaise Eckert > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30
1211 GENEVA 6
Switzerland

Work Department

Tax, Private Clients, Succession Law, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations

Position

Partner, Head of Tax

Career

Admission to Neuchâtel Bar (1989), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (1991), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (1999)

Languages

French, English, German

Memberships

Secretary General of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)

 

Education

University of Neuchâtel (lic. iur. 1987), Berkeley University (MBA 1991), Certified Tax Expert (1994), Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law (2016)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Jean-Blaise EckertLenz & Staehelin

Lenz & Staehelin‘s established and versatile tax practice is especially active in tax planning, especially in corporate and finance transactions. The group is also well versed in the representation of clients in court proceedings and before tax authorities. Other areas of expertise are restructurings, relocations, social security and pension plans, as well as VAT and customs. Jean-Blaise Eckert acts as corporate and private clients tax advisor and leads the practice with tax planning specialist Pascal Hinny. Daniel Schafer is a key contact for real estate taxation. Other prominent practitioners are Heini Rüdisühli, Frédéric Neukomm and Floran Ponce.

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin offers a broad array of services out of its Geneva and Lausanne offices and is particularly known for its advice in banking and finance, corporate and M&A matters as well as practice areas related to new technologies. Banking and finance specialists Shelby Du Pasquier, François Rayroux and Olivier Stahler, dispute resolution expert Xavier Favre-Bulle, competition law specialist Benoît Merkt, transactions specialist Andreas Rötheli as well as key contacts for private clients Lucien Masmejan and Jean-Blaise Eckert are noted.