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Global Leader

Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Bär possesses profound experience in private client matters, and is a trusted adviser to affluent families on international and domestic levels. 

Biography

Andreas J Bär is a counsel of Bär & Karrer and advises private clients, families, single and multi-family offices as well as their counsels (banks, lawyers, etc) in all aspects of domestic and international wealth and inheritance planning, as well as commercial and regulatory matters.

Based on his experience, he has been asked to serve on various boards of directors as well as on the investment committees of several single and multi-family offices, banks and family owned operative companies in various industries. In that function, he mostly represents the owners of the businesses to help them to transfer the wealth to the next generation.

Beside his corporate board work he is engaged in board matters of Swiss foundations and associations that support cultural events.

Andreas J Bär also advises artists and cultural institutions such as opera houses and music festival organisations with regard to commercial and organisational matters.

Andreas J Bär holds a Dr iur from the University of Zurich and a LLM from Duke University. He is a member of the Zurich Bar as well as the Swiss Bar Association. Furthermore, he is a member of Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP). He speaks German and English.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

National Leader

Switzerland - Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Bär offers clients deep experience in private client issues, impressing with his understanding of the field and his commercially minded outlook.

Biography

Andreas J Bär is a counsel of Bär & Karrer and advises private clients, families, single and multi-family offices as well as their counsels (banks, lawyers, etc) in all aspects of domestic and international wealth and inheritance planning, as well as commercial and regulatory matters.

Based on his experience, he has been asked to serve on various boards of directors as well as on the investment committees of several single and multi-family offices, banks and family owned operative companies in various industries. In that function, he mostly represents the owners of the businesses to help them to transfer the wealth to the next generation.

Beside his corporate board work he is engaged in board matters of Swiss foundations and associations that support cultural events.

Andreas J Bär also advises artists and cultural institutions such as opera houses and music festival organisations with regard to commercial and organisational matters.

Andreas J Bär holds a Dr iur from the University of Zurich and a LLM from Duke University. He is a member of the Zurich Bar as well as the Swiss Bar Association. Furthermore, he is a member of Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP). He speaks German and English.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

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