Jean-Blaise Eckert

Attorney at Law, MBA, Certified Tax Expert, Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law


French, English, German

Contact Details

Geneva Office


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).

A "phenomenal tax strategist who is incredibly bright, extremely quick to integrate business and tax considerations and exceptionally well-regarded in the profession"(Chambers 2018). He is "particularly good at understanding cross-cultural perspectives in tax matters at the international level" (Chambers 2017). Clients appreciate that he is "very hands-on, practical and always finds a good solution" (Chambers 2016). Jean-Blaise Eckert is "a really talented lawyer" (Chambers 2015).

Practice Areas

Tax, Private Clients, Succession Law, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations


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