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Walder Wyss Ltd.
SEEFELDSTRASSE 123
PO BOX 1236
8034 ZURICH
Switzerland

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Maurus Winzap is a partner and heads the Tax Team. Maurus Winzap’ practice covers all areas of domestic and international corporate taxation. He acts for a broad range of corporate and financial clients, and has developed significant expertise in planning and advising on M&A and private equity transactions, structured financings, corporate restructurings, relocations, capital market transactions, collective investment schemes and management incentive programmes. Furthermore, he focuses on advice to high-net-worth individuals, family offices and companies in connection with succession and estate planning.

Languages

Maurus speaks German and English.

Memberships

Maurus Winzap is a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association (“IFA”) and a Member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Tax Law Association (Swiss branch of the IFA). He regularly lectures and publishes in his areas of practice.

Education

Born in 1972, Maurus Winzap received his degree in law from the University of Zurich in 1997 and his Master of Laws from the University of Virginia in 2002. He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1999 and became a Swiss certified tax expert in 2004.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Tax

The ‘outstanding‘ tax practice at Walder Wyss Ltd. advises on all areas of domestic and international tax law, with expertise in private and public M&A, real estate issues, corporate finance work and capital market transactions. The department also regularly represents clients in contentious matters before tax and customs authorities, as well as tax courts. Practice head Maurus Winzap has a broad practice, which includes handling private equity transactions, financings, and corporate restructurings. Samuel Dürr specialises in real estate matters, Fouad Sayegh focuses on private clients, trusts, and tax litigation, and Thomas Meister covers tax controversies in finance-related matters. Fabienne Limacher is also key.