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Olivier Sigg

Partner  |  Walder Wyss
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Switzerland

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Succession planning
Dispute resolution
Philanthropy and charitable giving

Q&A

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

A very large succession planning, involving various jurisdictions (France, Monaco, USA, Switzerland and offshore jurisdictions) in view of a potential family dispute over an estate, which recently turned into litigation.

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

To try to understand as much as possible the typical concerns and issues of the relevant foreign jurisdictions for a particular client.

What is your favourite quote?

“A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush.”