Contestation des examens du brevet d’avocat à GenèveGrégoire Geissbühler, 2019
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“Impressive experience in advising on wills and related areas across international jurisdictions”
Our specialist private client team strives to protect the personal and financial interests of successful individuals in all estate-related disputes. Our clients include high net worth individuals (HNWIs) and families, owners, entrepreneurs and philanthropists, family offices, foundations, trust companies and fiduciary holding structures.
LALIVE’s team of highly skilled litigators and specialists is particularly well-versed in complex disputes involving businesses, investments and other valuable assets spread across the world, involving family members in various jurisdictions. We assist to protect and defend your interests and that of your family in particular by ensuring smooth succession from one generation to the next, navigating family disputes and preserving key assets.
Given our international dimension, we are especially well placed to advise in complex cross-border matters and can coordinate multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary matters such as tax and corporate advisory, by drawing on the expertise of a wide, highly specialised network.
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Semaine Judiciaire, 2019 II 25 ss
successio Journal for inheritance law, No. 1/19, pp. 65-84
The Journal of International Tax, Trust and Corporate Planning, Vol. 21, Issue 4, 2014, pp. 319-336
In: International Enforcement Law Reporter, Vol. 28, Issue 1, January 2012, pp. 6-12
LALIVE opens in London
LALIVE strengthens its Litigation team with the appointment of Matthias Gstoehl to the partnership
LALIVE promotes Sandrine Giroud to the partnership
Werner Jahnel obtains specialisation in Inheritance law
LALIVE consolidates its rankings in Chambers Europe
LALIVE appoints four new partners in its Zurich office
Lalive is considered to be ‘very strong in international inheritance law and arbitration’. The firm assists clients with advisory services as well as dispute resolution relating to a range of private client matters, including wills, succession planning, trusts and foundations. Its clientele includes family offices, foundations, fiduciaries and trustees, as well as high net worth individuals.
A client reports that ‘the firm was very responsive, approachable and knowledgeable. They took the time to ensure that we were well aware of the legal implications of what we were implementing’.
Chambers HNW Guide, Private Wealth, Switzerland, 2018
Lalive has ‘impressive experience in advising on wills and related areas across international jurisdictions’ and also handles tax, trust, estate planning and marital property issues; special expertise exists in the field of art law and inheritance disputes.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Private client, 2018
Recognised Practitioner in Private Wealth Law
Chambers HNW 2017
Lalive regularly advises high-net-worth individuals on estate planning and is particularly known for its strength in dispute resolution.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Private client, 2017
Lalive is especially known for dispute resolution, but also provides advisory services to high-net-worth individuals on estate planning regarding private wealth and business assets.
Legal 500, Switzerland, Private client (Tier 3), 2016
The firm’s “outstanding” private client practice serves high-net worth individuals in Switzerland and abroad.
Who’s Who Legal: Switzerland, 2015