Mark Barmes

Partner  |  Lenz & Staehelin
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Switzerland

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Dispute resolution
Personal and estate planning
Succession planning

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

The last 12 months have been a period for coming to grips with public registers and initiatives like requirement to correct and the impact on complex trust and foundation structures.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

To focus on what is truly important for clients/beneficiaries; speed; clear explanation; accuracy; cost conscious; care and attention.

What is your favourite quote?

About the sport of rugby: “Tough game, no rules.”