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Switzerland - Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alexander Greter has significant expertise in complex succession and trust planning and is highly sought after by clients including foreign and domestic individuals.


Alexander Greter advises banks and other financial services providers and fiduciaries as well as Swiss and foreign private clients. His expertise lies in the areas of international trust law, regulation of financial products, financial services and financial institutions including anti-money laundering regulation as well as automatic exchange of financial information such as FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard. He is also regularly advising on estate planning, tax law, general commercial and corporate law and matters concerning charitable foundations.

Alexander Greter graduated from the University of Zurich (2006) and completed an LLM at King’s College, London (2007). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2009), Alexander Greter gradually extended his expertise to tax law and became a certified tax expert (2015). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2009 and has been a counsel since 2017. He speaks German, English, French and Portugese.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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