Rechtsanwae Fabienne Limacher > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 1236

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Fabienne Limacher is a partner in the Tax Team. She advises companies and private clients in national and international tax matters. Fabienne Limacher has extensive experience in corporate taxation, in particular in the area of national and international reorganisations, real estate transactions, cross-border relocations as well as M&A and private equity transactions. She is also an expert in tax issues relating to financial and insurance products, structured financing as well as CRS and FATCA. A further focus of her practice is advising managers, companies and start-ups on tax and social security issues regarding employee incentive plans and cross-border employee transfers.

She worked as a research assistant for the Institute of Tax Law at the University of Bern and as a trainee with Walder Wyss. In addition, she gained working experience as a trainee at the cantonal court and the public prosecutor’s office of Canton Nidwalden. Fabienne Limacher regularly publishes and lectures on relevant tax topics.


Fabienne Limacher's professional languages are German and English. She also speaks French.


Born in 1986, Fabienne Limacher was educated at the University of Bern (MLaw 2010) and the University of Sydney (LL.M. 2018), was admitted to the bar in 2012 and graduated as certified tax expert in 2016.

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.