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Kellerhals Carrard

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 > Private client

Kellerhals Carrard covers a broad range of private client matters, such as wills, estate and tax planning, family law, structuring of private investments, inheritance disputes, foundations and trusts. The team was enhanced by the arrival of Ingrid Iselin, who joined the Geneva office alongside Nicolas Hoffmann and Rémi Sacerdote from Python in early 2019. Iselin leads the practice together with Annette Spycher in Bern, who is well versed in contentious matters. Peter Schatz and Giovanni Stucchi are key contacts in the Lugano office.

Switzerland > Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland

Kellerhals Carrard‘s Lugano-office covers an impressive breadth of practice areas; it is particularly noted for its activity in dispute resolution, M&A, intellectual property, and tax matters. Corporate and sports specialists Henry Peter and Massimiliano Maestretti, tax expert Giovanni Stucchi, litigator Ivan Paparelli and Lars Schlichting, who knows banking and finance law well, are prominent practitioners. Andrea FioravantiStefano Perucchi and Jonathan Bernasconi are also noted.