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Firm Profile

burckhardt Ltd

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • Mühlenberg 7
  • PO Box 258
  • Basel
  • Basel Stadt
  • Switzerland
  • CH-4010

Firm profile submitted by burckhardt Ltd

Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers: 19
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Swedish

burckhardt Ltd is a boutique law firm founded in October 2010. The firm offers firstclass services by a dedicated and personal team. Its members work together to provide comprehensive advice on legal and tax matters, both domestic and international. All of burckhardt Ltd’s partners previously worked for high-ranking law firms in Switzerland and abroad (Amsterdam, London, New York, Paris, Zurich) and have a sound understanding of major non-Swiss jurisdictions, international experience and excellent language skills.

Private Clients

Private Clients:
2 partners, 3 fee earners
burckhardt Ltd provides assistance in estate planning and wealth structuring, including structuring of family businesses, for high net worth individuals and families with a multi-jurisdictional background, with a focus on French, British, Spanish and US connections. The team’s members represent clients on the board of family-owned businesses and act as executors, respectively support executors in complex estates, including multi-jurisdictional estates. They also offer legal, strategic and organisational advice to national and international philanthropic organisations.
Key Contact: Jacqueline Burckhardt
Tel: +41 58 881 00 10
Email: [email protected]

1 partner, 3 fee earners
The tax team is highly specialised in corporate tax law and displays extensive experience in cross-border restructuring and M&A transactions. It focuses on rendering long-term tax advice (tax planning) to and assisting in international transactions of multinational groups and private clients, whereby fundamental know how in domestic laws and international tax law serves as a basis for support in complex cross-border issues. All lawyers have long international experience and a well-established network of contacts in law firms abroad.
Key Contact: Rolf Wüthrich
Tel: +41 58 881 00 00
Email: [email protected]