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Global Leader

Corporate Tax - Advisory 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Stephan Neidhardt is a first-rate tax lawyer who excels when it comes to advising private clients on corporate structuring and tax planning.

Biography

Stephan Neidhardt is a partner in the tax group of Walder Wyss Ltd. He co-chairs the private clients team with a focus on offering domestic and international tax law advice for entrepreneurs, their related companies, executives and high net worth individuals. Mr Neidhardt also assists clients with corporate tax law issues, including mergers and acquisitions and structuring of domestic and international groups. In the field of private clients, he specialises in individual taxation issues related to the clients’ business operations, while also offering estate tax planning expertise.

Born in 1959, Mr Neidhardt attended the University St Gallen, graduating in 1986 (lic iur HSG). He obtained a Master of Laws in tax at the University of San Diego (United States) (LLM tax, 1996). Since 1994, he has held the designation of a certified tax expert. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Mr Neidhardt worked as a tax lawyer for law firms located in Zurich and Atlanta (United States) and was previously a tax partner and head of the tax law department at another Zurich law firm. At the beginning of 2012, he worked temporarily in two law firms in Santiago, Chile and Bogotá, Colombia. Since 2011 Stephan Neidhardt has served as an associate judge with the Swiss Equestrian Federation. He speaks German, English and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Stephan Neidhardt is a leading private client specialist who draws effusive praise from commentators thanks to his expertise advising on taxation issues. 

Biography

Stephan Neidhardt is a partner in the tax group of Walder Wyss Ltd. He co-chairs the private clients team with a focus on offering domestic and international tax law advice for entrepreneurs, their related companies, executives and high net worth individuals. Mr Neidhardt also assists clients with corporate tax law issues, including mergers and acquisitions and structuring of domestic and international groups. In the field of private clients, he specialises in individual taxation issues related to the clients’ business operations, while also offering estate tax planning expertise.

Born in 1959, Mr Neidhardt attended the University St Gallen, graduating in 1986 (lic iur HSG). He obtained a Master of Laws in tax at the University of San Diego (United States) (LLM tax, 1996). Since 1994, he has held the designation of a certified tax expert. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Mr Neidhardt worked as a tax lawyer for law firms located in Zurich and Atlanta (United States) and was previously a tax partner and head of the tax law department at another Zurich law firm. At the beginning of 2012, he worked temporarily in two law firms in Santiago, Chile and Bogotá, Colombia. Since 2011 Stephan Neidhardt has served as an associate judge with the Swiss Equestrian Federation. He speaks German, English and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Corporate Tax

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Stephan Neidhardt is lauded by respondents this year for his excellent work handling corporate structuring and M&A.

Biography

Stephan Neidhardt is a partner in the tax group of Walder Wyss Ltd. He co-chairs the private client team with a focus on offering domestic and international tax law advice for entrepreneurs, their related companies, executives and high net worth individuals. Mr Neidhardt also assists clients with corporate tax law issues, including mergers and acquisitions and structuring of domestic and international groups. In the field of private clients, he specialises in individual taxation issues related to the clients’ business operations, while also offering estate tax planning expertise.

Born in 1959, Mr Neidhardt attended the University St Gallen, graduating in 1986 (lic iur HSG). He obtained a master of laws in tax at the University of San Diego (United States) (LLM tax, 1996). Since 1994, he has held the designation of a certified tax expert. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Mr Neidhardt worked as a tax lawyer for law firms located in Zurich and Atlanta (United States) and was previously a tax partner and head of the tax law department at another Zurich law firm. At the beginning of 2012, he worked temporarily in two law firms in Santiago, Chile and Bogotá, Colombia. Since 2011 Stephan Neidhardt has served as an associate judge with the Swiss Equestrian Federation. He speaks German, English and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

Switzerland - Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Stephan Neidhardt specialises in taxation and private client matters, providing clients with comprehensive advice in sophisticated international tax planning.

Biography

Stephan Neidhardt is a partner in the tax group of Walder Wyss Ltd. He co-chairs the private clients team with a focus on offering domestic and international tax law advice for entrepreneurs, their related companies, executives and high net worth individuals. Mr Neidhardt also assists clients with corporate tax law issues, including mergers and acquisitions and structuring of domestic and international groups. In the field of private clients, he specialises in individual taxation issues related to the clients’ business operations, while also offering estate tax planning expertise.

Born in 1959, Mr Neidhardt attended the University St Gallen, graduating in 1986 (lic iur HSG). He obtained a Master of Laws in tax at the University of San Diego (United States) (LLM tax, 1996). Since 1994, he has held the designation of a certified tax expert. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Mr Neidhardt worked as a tax lawyer for law firms located in Zurich and Atlanta (United States) and was previously a tax partner and head of the tax law department at another Zurich law firm. At the beginning of 2012, he worked temporarily in two law firms in Santiago, Chile and Bogotá, Colombia. Since 2011 Stephan Neidhardt has served as an associate judge with the Swiss Equestrian Federation. He speaks German, English and Spanish.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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