Leonard Vijverberg Associate
Attorney at Law, LL.M., Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)

Leonard Vijverberg


Attorney at Law, LL.M., Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)

+41 58 450 70 00



Route de Chêne 30

CH-1211 Geneva


  • Expertise

    Leonard Vijverberg has been a senior associate in our Private Client group based in Geneva since July 2007. His practice includes advising private clients and their families on estate planning, succession, issues of international private law, international investment and corporate structures, as well as contract and commercial law. This often involves dealing with cross-border issues. Leonard also advises trust companies, charities and foundations on regulatory, as well as administration and litigation matters. He is a managing director of L&S Trust Services SA, a Swiss-regulated trust company owned by Lenz & Staehelin's partners.

  • Specialist Areas

    Private Clients, Contract and Commercial, International Estate and Tax Planning, Private Investment Companies and Funds, Trusts and Foundations, Dispute Resolution, Anti-money laundering and Regulatory
  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2022 Managing Director at L&S Trust Services SA
    2007 Associate at Lenz & Staehelin
    2006 Legal Counsel with STMicroelectronics NV
    1999 Attorney at Law at Van Benthem & Keulen (the Netherlands)
    2006 University of Geneva (LL.M.)
    2002 Admission to Bar of Utrecht, the Netherlands
    1999 University of Utrecht (lic. iur.)
  • Languages

    Dutch, English, French, German
  • Memberships

    Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Geneva Bar Association (ODAGE) The Netherlands Bar, Orde van Advocaten Midden-Nederland, the Netherlands

    • Barmes Mark, Vijverberg Leonard, Breitenstein Stefan, Greter Alexander, Relevant changes for trustees in final ordinance of the Financial Institutions Act, Lenz & Staehelin Update Newsflash, November 2019
    • Vijverberg Leonard, Barmes Mark, Modernisation of Swiss succession law under way, in: International Law Office, 11 October 2018
    • Barmes Mark, Vijverberg Leonard, New trustee licensing requirements on the horizon, in: The International Law Office newsletter - 20 September 2018
    • Barmes Mark, Greter Alexander, Vijverberg Leonard, Relocating to Switzerland, in: Practical Law, Global Guide 2017/18, Private Client
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