Schellenberg Wittmer


Löwenstrasse 19
8021 Zurich

+41 44 215 5252

+41 44 215 5200

Key contacts:

Partner and Head of Taxation Zurich: Michael Nordin
Partner and Head of Taxation Geneva: Pietro Sansonetti

Quick facts:

Number of advisers: 16
Languages: French, German, Italian, English, Swedish

Schellenberg Wittmer's taxation team advises clients and has extensive experience meeting with the tax authorities, at both federal and cantonal levels, to obtain advance clearances and rulings in the following fields:

  • corporate tax issues
  • individual taxation
  • executive compensation
  • Swiss domestic and international tax issues
  • real estate transactions
  • international governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as non-profit entities
  • tax treatment of trusts
  • VAT-related issues
  • enforcement procedures

  • Cross-border project management
  • Restructuring
  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Financial services
  • Corporate taxes
  • Technology
  • Dispute resolution
  • Pre-litigation
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • International tax advisory
  • Indirect tax
  • Tax advisory
  • Indirect tax
  • VAT
  • Customs

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Real estate

Pietro Sansonetti, Partner and Head of Taxation Geneva,

Michael Nordin, Partner and Head of Taxation Zurich,

Jean-Frédéric Maraia, Partner,


Schellenberg Wittmer's recent highlights include:

  •  Comprehensive advice to several major banks and financial institutions on capital market transactions and tax compliance. Our representation also includes obtaining tax rulings and representing the clients in tax-related litigation;
  •  Regular tax advice to fund and asset management structures and obtain tax rulings on behalf of the clients;