Patricia Guerra

Patricia Guerra
Office:
Schiffbaustrasse 2
PO Box 1765
8031
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 396 91 91
Fax:
+41 44 396 91 92

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Private Client

Patricia Guerra is head of the private clients team in Zurich and head of the Latin America desk of the firm. She has extensive experience in advising UHNW and HNW individuals and families in all personal matters and matters concerning family assets as well as in philanthropic endeavours. Patricia Guerra continuously deals with cross border issues and regularly takes on the legal leadership necessary to coordinate teams across various jurisdictions.

She is fluent in English, Spanish, German and French and is proficient in Portuguese and Italian.

WWL says: Patricia Guerra is considered “one of the best” private client practitioners in Switzerland by impressed sources, who describe her as “a fantastic lawyer”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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Patricia Guerra is a partner of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal and heads the firm's private clients practice group in Zurich. Patricia Guerra graduated from the law school of the University of Geneva, Switzerland and has a Master of Law from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. She is admitted to Bar in Switzerland (1989) and New York (1992).

Ms Guerra advises international affluent families in cross border matters. Her expertise and extensive experience allows her to give practical advice and find tailor-made solutions for her private clients in their international businesses and personal matters. This includes structuring of family holdings and assets, international estate and succession planning, relocation, family organisation and philanthropy.

Patricia acts as board member of several charitable foundations, is a member of the Umbrella Association of Charitable Foundations in Switzerland, as well as a member of the American and International Bar Association. She is honorary consul of Ecuador and member of the Corps Consulaire in Zurich. She provides legal advice in four languages: English, Spanish, French and German.

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is one of Switzerland's leading international law firms with approximately 95 professionals and offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug and Brussels and with an extensive network of international correspondents.

The private clients practice group is well acquainted with the special needs of affluent private clients and their families and provides holistic advice. The in-house notaries assure additional expertise and confidentiality for private matters.

WWL says: Patricia Guerra draws praise from widespread sources who note that she is renowned as a favourite among clients from Latin America.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Private Client which can be purchased from our Shop.

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