"Switzerland Tax Firm of the Year" award - Lenz & Staehelin wins

On Tuesday, 18 May 2010, the International Tax Review (ITR) named Lenz & Staehelin “Switzerland Tax Firm of the Year 2010”. ITR has been running the European Awards program since 2006. The award ceremony was held in London and the program recognizes national tax and transfer pricing awards, covering 25 European jurisdictions. Lenz & Staehelin won the prestigious national tax award for the second time after 2006.

Jean-Blaise Eckert, Head of the Tax Group in Geneva: "I am grateful to all our clients and to the industry to have recognized the time and efforts we put in our practice, always thriving to be creative, pragmatic and proactive".

The researchers of ITR choose the winners based on transactions of the last 12 months, taking into account size, innovation and complexity. Additionally, they interview a large number of tax advisers and in-house counsel to gain their perspective on the firms' work done during this period.