Mark Barmes

Partner
Solicitor, Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner
Expertise

Mark Barmes advises individuals and trustees in all aspects of wealth planning. He regularly advises in both international and domestic contexts, particularly assisting foreign private clients and trustees to establish themselves in Switzerland and to resolve disagreements. Mark Barmes is on the board of Swiss trustee companies and contributes actively in the field of wealth planning in Switzerland through membership and lecturing for STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and as a Committee member of the Swiss Association of Trust Companies (SATC).

In addition to his private client work, Mark Barmes also acts for international organizations in employment disputes before the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization.

Practice Area
Private Clients, International Estate and Wealth Planning, Trusts, Foundations, Private Investment Companies and Funds, Litigation and Arbitration, Dispute Resolution
Languages
English, French
Publications
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He is very bright, creative, thoughtful, deeply experienced.
Legal 500, 2020
A thought leader for trustee matters in Switzerland
Chambers, 2019
He really can handle complex multi-jurisdictional matters.
Chambers, 2019
One of the best cross-border private client lawyers
Chambers, 2019
Superb tax and international private client lawyer
Chambers, 2018
A leading figure for advising on wealth planning
Chambers, 2018
He can see things both from a civil law and a common law perspective.
Chambers, 2018