Maud Udry-Alhanko > MLL Legal > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
MLL Legal Offices
65 rue du Rhône
PO Box 3199
1211 Geneva 3
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Private Clients | General Corporate Law | Arbitration and Litigation
Maud Udry-Alhanko is partner in the private client group of the law firm MLL in Geneva. She has an LL.M. from Duke University and is admitted to the Swiss and New York bars. Maud Udry-Alhanko has considerable experience in family law matters, with an emphasis on divorce and estate issues, most often with a strong international component. She also advises clients in their relocation to Switzerland, in particular with regard to their immigration, taxes, real estate, as well as matrimonial and estate planning. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Partner with MLL (since 2016), STEP Foundation Certificate and Diploma in International Trust Management (2011), Associate with MLL (2008–2015), Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2008), Junior associate with the MLL (2006–2008), Admitted to the bar in New York (2006)
Duke University School of Law, LL.M. (2004–2005), University of Geneva, lic. iur. (2004)
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
MLL Legal provides ‘top-quality service‘ and is ‘client-focused‘ when advising private clients and their families. The team, which is ‘chock full with talented layers‘, advises high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, such as entrepreneurs, heirs and investors on sensitive and personal tax and legal issues pertaining to wealth and asset structuring, protection, estate planning, family governance and philanthropy. The department is headed by Serge Calame and Patricia Guerra, whose ‘grasp of clients’ needs and understanding of complex situations is outstanding‘. Maud Udry-Alhanko focuses on relocations of international clients to Switzerland, Julie Wynne specialises in estate planning, inheritance law and philanthropy, and the ‘highly knowledgeable‘ Oliver Arter specialises in wealth planning. The unit further includes Dmitry Pentsov and Julien Tron. Annaïg Vogt left the firm in February 2022.
MLL Legal was formed by the merger of legacy firms Meyerlustenberger Lachenal and Froriep and the combined teams have strength in advising clients from the retail, pharmaceutical and energy sectors as well as clients with a technology background, including engineering and software companies. Serge Calame, Frédéric Cottier, Philippe Prost and Bernard Lachenal are adept at handling private client matters, as is Julie Wynne. Jean Marguerat is well versed in dispute resolution and Dmitry Pentsov specialises in banking and finance advice. Mona Stephenson, Maud Udry-Alhanko and Jean-Luc Herbez are also noted.
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