Attorney at Law, MBA, Certified Tax Expert, Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law
French, English, German
Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered as a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the tax group of Lenz & Staehelin. He advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs. He sits on the board of a number of public and private companies. He has been nominated by Chambers in 2017 as a leading individual in tax. Jean-Blaise is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. Jean-Blaise is General Secretary of the International Fiscal Association (IFA).
"He has considerable experience of dealing with the tax authorities and foreign peers, which is great for international businesses. He understands the pressures faced by multinationals functioning in various jurisdictions" (Chambers Global, 2014). Jean-Blaise Eckert is "a really talented lawyer" (Chambers Global, 2015). Clients appreciate that he is "very hands-on, practical and always finds a good solution" (Chambers Global, 2016). He is "particularly good at understanding cross-cultural perspectives in tax matters at the international level" (Chambers Global, 2017).
Tax, Private Clients, Succession Law, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations