Practises in the field of succession law, in particular in the following areas: Advice, negotiation and litigation in mandates relating to succession law; representation of sole and several heirs and communities of heirs; execution of estates and testamentary partitions; drafting of wills etc.; administrative offices such as execution of wills, representation of heirs, inheritance administration and liquidation.
Education: Legal studies at the University of Basel; 1999 bar exam; 2002 Dissertation at the University of Basel on the subject of the invalidity claim under the Swiss law of succession; 2009 Certified Specialist Swiss Bar Association Inheritance Law.
Experience: Practicing Attorney at Law since 2002; part-time Lecturer for Civil Law at the University of Freiburg i.Ue. (2007–2012); editor and co-author of “Praxiskommentar Erbrecht” (Practitioner’s Commentary on the Law of Successions) (3rd ed. 2015); lecturer in the training course “Specialist SBA Inheritance Law”, organized by the Swiss Bar Association and the Universitites of Zürich and Luzern (since 2006); regular lectures and publications, in particular in the field of succession law; research project of the Swiss National Fund on succession law (2000–2001).
Memberships: Basel Bar Association; Swiss Bar Association (SBA); Successio – Association for the Promotion of Swiss and International Law of Succession; Working Group of Three-Country-Attorneys (Switzerland/Germany/France); Basel lawyer’s association; alumniBasel; Pro iure.
Publications/Presentations: Author of numerous publications and presentations in the field of inheritance law (namely Practitioner’s Commentary on the Law of Succession, 4th. ed. 2019).