Practises as Counsel and Attorney at Law before courts and arbitration tribunals in contract, corporate, property and inheritance law. Experience in estate planning, both in the private and business sector. His preferred areas are long-term corporate and private advice, the development of real estate and supporting property developers in major projects. He disposes of long standing and extensive knowledge as Notary Public, especially in the area of Swiss “Baurechte” and “Stockwerkeigentum”.
Education: Legal studies at the University of Basel.
Experience: Several years’ experience in the banking, trust, auditing and tax sectors. Experience with Sandoz International AG in divisional and group finance, international tax planning, acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures and strategic project management (1988–1992). Attorney at Law and Notary Public (partner) with Bietenholz & Fischer (1992–1998). As a part-time activity he was a member of the Tax Appeal Commission of the Canton of Basel City (from 1999 to 2022), from 2016 to 2022 as its President. Since 2019, he is responsible for the exhibition operations of the Cultural Foundation Basel H. Geiger at Spitalstrasse 18 in Basel as President of the Foundation Board.
Memberships: Basel Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, Basel Notaries’ Association, Swiss Notaries’ Association.
Publications: Author of various publications in the field.