Dr Lucien Masmejan > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
1211 GENEVA 6

Work Department

Private Clients, Tax, Real Estate, Commercial and Contracts


Partner, Head of Private Clients


Admission to Lausanne Bar (1992), Joined Lenz & Staehelin (2007), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2007)


French, English, German


Vaud Bar Association (OAV), Swiss Bar Association (FSA), International Fiscal Association (IFA), Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) -Switzerland branch, Geneva business association (AGE), Aquatis Foundation, Argaman Foundation, Franco Regli Foundation, Forum Economie et Politique


University of Lausanne (lic. iur. 1982), University of Lausanne (Dr. iur. 1991)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Private client

(Leading individuals)

Lucien MasmejanLenz & Staehelin

Lenz & Staehelin fields a team of ‘first-class lawyers‘ who have ‘strong allround knowledge of private client work, in particular tax and succession matters‘. Core services relate to wealth and estate planning, re-domicilations to Switzerland as well as international inheritance advice, including related litigation. Lucien Masmejan is ‘a superb litigator, with excellent judgement and creative strategic litigation skills‘. ‘Stand-out‘ expert Heini Rüdisühli has a focus on national and international tax and succession planning and Mark Barmes is ‘one of the leading international private client lawyers in Switzerland‘ with a focus on advising foreign trustees on establishing themselves in Switzerland. The unit further includes the ‘pragmatic and thoughtfulAlexander Greter, ‘stand-out‘ lawyer Alexandra Hirt and ‘extremely talented private client and tax planning lawyerGéraldine Auberson.

Switzerland > Sports law

Lenz & Staehelin has considerable experience in advising international and national federations, associations, clubs and other institutions, as well as athletes, agents, event organizers, sponsors, broadcasters and the media. If required, the group can draw on its strong full-service offering to offer expertise in corporate, competition, IP, immigration and tax law. A strong focus is on a variety of sports disputes as well as on investigations. Xavier Favre-Bulle is an arbitration specialist. Lucien Masmejan combines tax, contractual and sports insights, and Stephan Erni is a corporate key contact. The trio heads up the team.

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.