lic iur Giovanni Stucchi > Kellerhals Carrard > Lugano, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
Via Canova 15
P.O. Box 6280
CH-6901 Lugano

Work Department

  • Commercial law
  • Tax law
  • Notariat


lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law and Notary Public, Partner
Certified Tax Expert


  • as of September 2017: Partner, Kellerhals Carrard Lugano SA, Lugano
  • 1996-2017: Partner, PSMLaw SA, Lugano
  • 1992-1996: Head of Legal and Tax Division, Arthur Andersen SA, Lugano
  • 1986-1992: Legal and notarial internship and associate, Barchi Cattaneo Gemetti Postizzi, Lugano
  • 1985-1986: Legal internship, District Court of Mendrisio-Sud


  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • English


  • Bar Association of the Canton of Ticino (OATi)
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Canton of Ticino Order of Notaries (OdNTi)
  • Swiss Notary Association
  • Swiss Chamber of Tax and Accounting Experts
  • International Fiscal Association (INTA)
  • Swiss Fiduciary Chamber


  • 1994: Certified Federal Tax Expert (“Diplomierter Steuerexperte”), Zurich
  • 1990: Notary Public, Canton of Ticino
  • 1989: Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Ticino
  • 1988: Master of Law (LL.M.) in Commercial Law, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • 1985: lic. iur., with special mention in Swiss law, University of Lausanne

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland

Kellerhals Carrard‘s Lugano office has strength in banking and capital markets, corporate and M&A, litigation and tax practices with further areas of expertise in fintech, intellectual property and TMT as well as bankruptcy and insolvency law. Massimiliano Maestretti heads the offering and specialises in private client matters. Stefano Perucchi, Andrea Fioravanti and Henry M. Peter are the key names for commercial and company law. Fintech specialist Lars Schlichting, tax expert Giovanni Stucchi and civil law focused Ivan Paparelli are other key individuals. Jonathan Bernasconi is noted for his dispute resolution skills.

Switzerland > Private client

Kellerhals Carrard acts for a variety of private clients, including Swiss-domiciled ultra-high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs, as well as private Swiss banks and family offices. Specialisms of the unit are inheritance disputes, matrimonial property law, the structuring of trusts and family offices as well as tax and estate planning. The key practitioners are the ‘incredibly impressiveAnnette Spycher, ‘top expertIngrid Iselin, Thomas Hentz, Nicolas Gillard, Giovanni Stucchi and Peter Schatz.