Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal
New to Who's Who Legal?
New to Who's Who Legal?
Menu
User Menu
New to Who's Who Legal?
Thought Leaders

Thought Leaders

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Corporate Tax - Advisory 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jean-Blaise Eckert is a leading figure in the Swiss market who stands out for his “fantastic” work advising private clients, including high-net-worth individuals, on complex taxation matters.

Biography

Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered as a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the tax group of Lenz & Staehelin. He advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs.

Jean-Blaise Eckert is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. He is secretary general of the IFA as well as member of the Swiss Committee of the IFA.

He sits on the board of several public and private companies, including Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, PSA International SA, Gonet & Cie and Banque Pâris Bertrand SA.

Jean-Blaise Eckert studied law at the University of Neuchâtel and was admitted to the Bar of Neuchâtel (1989) and the Bar of Geneva (1991). He acquired an MBA at Berkeley, Haas Business School (1991), a diploma as a certified tax expert (1994) and a diploma as a certified specialist SBA in inheritance law (2016). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1991 and has been a partner since 1999. He speaks French, English, German.

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.

Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jean-Blaise Eckert is “brilliant on the tax side” and a highly visible name in the Swiss market, say sources who commend his impressive work as an adviser to prominent clients. 

Biography

Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered as a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the tax group of Lenz & Staehelin. He advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs.

Jean-Blaise Eckert is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. He is secretary general of the IFA as well as member of the Swiss Committee of the IFA.

He sits on the board of several public and private companies, including Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, PSA International SA, Gonet & Cie and Banque Pâris Bertrand SA.

Jean-Blaise Eckert studied law at the University of Neuchâtel and was admitted to the Bar of Neuchâtel (1989) and the Bar of Geneva (1991). He acquired an MBA at Berkeley, Haas Business School (1991), a diploma as a certified tax expert (1994) and a diploma as a certified specialist SBA in inheritance law (2016). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1991 and has been a partner since 1999. He speaks French, English, German.

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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Corporate Tax

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jean-Blaise Eckert is highlighted by peers as “a bright tax attorney” who has "a good reputation in the market” for cross-border tax planning.

Biography

Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the tax group of Lenz & Staehelin. He advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs.

Jean-Blaise Eckert is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. He also teaches on the master’s programme of the University of Neuchâtel. He is secretary general of the IFA as well as member of the Swiss Committee of the IFA.

Reporter to the IBA and IFA congress on Swiss tax matters, he sits on the board of several public and private companies, including Compagnie Financière Richemont SA and PSA International SA.

Jean-Blaise Eckert studied law at the University of Neuchâtel and was admitted to the Bar of Neuchâtel (1989) and the Bar of Geneva (1991). He acquired an MBA at Berkeley, Haas Business School (1991), a diploma as a certified tax expert (1994) and a diploma as a certified specialist SBA in inheritance law (2016). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1991 and has been a partner since 1999. He speaks French, English, German.

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.

Switzerland - Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered “excellent on the tax side” by peers who commend his outstanding work for both companies and high-net-worth individuals.

Biography

Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered as a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the tax group of Lenz & Staehelin. He advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs.

Jean-Blaise Eckert is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. He also teaches on the master’s programme of the University of Neuchâtel. He is secretary general of the IFA as well as member of the Swiss Committee of the IFA.

Reporter to the IBA and IFA congress on Swiss tax matters, he sits on the board of several public and private companies, including Compagnie Financière Richemont SA and PSA International SA.

Jean-Blaise Eckert studied law at the University of Neuchâtel and was admitted to the Bar of Neuchâtel (1989) and the Bar of Geneva (1991). He acquired an MBA at Berkeley, Haas Business School (1991), a diploma as a certified tax expert (1994) and a diploma as a certified specialist SBA in inheritance law (2016). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1991 and has been a partner since 1999. He speaks French, English, German.

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.

Law Business Research
Law Business Research Ltd
Meridian House, 34-35 Farringdon Street
London EC4A 4HL, UK
© Law Business Research Ltd 1998-2020. All rights reserved.
Company No.: 03281866