Mr Pius Bumann > Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte
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Work Department

Private Clients - Inheritance, Estate and Asset Planning, Family Office, Estate Administration und Executorship, Contentious Matters relating to Trusts, Foundations, Estates and Inheritance, Civil Law Litigation


Pius Bumann has been a Partner with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2018. He practices primarily in the areas of inheritance law and succession planning, matrimonial property and divorce law, adult protection law, contract law as well as civil procedure law. Besides his advisory role he frequently represents his clients in court. Pius Bumann is a certified specialist SBA in inheritance law. He holds the notary patent of the Canton of Wallis and is a Swiss-certified banking expert with Federal Diploma.

His broad experience and knowledge in the aforementioned and related areas of expertise enables Pius Bumann to comprehensively identify and meet the needs of his wealthy clients in a connected manner.


2018              Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2012 – 2018    Partner, Stiffler & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Zurich

2008 – 2001    Board member in the inheritance consulting department of Credit Suisse, Zurich

2002 – 2008    Partner, Dr. W. Perrig & Partner, Brig

2001              Management member, Ernst & Young, Zurich

1985 – 1994 Banking training and asset manager at two major Swiss banks


German, English and French


Swiss and Zurich Bar Association

Verein Successio


2013              Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law

2001              Bar exam

1994 – 2001    Law degree and internships to become an attorney-at-law and notary (VS)

1992              Federal Diploma as Swiss-certified banking expert

1981 – 1984 Bank apprenticeship with SBG/UBS