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Philippe Pulfer

Partner, Head of private client  |  Walder Wyss
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Switzerland

TOP AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Estate planning
Trust & succession disputes
Philanthropy
Art law

Q&A

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

Being able to serve our clients' needs and maintain the same level of efficiency and responsiveness regardless of the exceptional circumstances, keeping the team's motivation and good spirits.

How did you get into private client?

Part personal interest, part circumstances (moving to London as a Swiss lawyer with a litigation background).

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

Focus on and defend unreservedly the client's interests without losing sight of the bigger picture, in particular the family circumstances.

What is your favourite quote?

“We shall never surrender." Winston Churchill.

Do you have any outside interests or hobbies?

Contemporary art and history of architecture, skiing.

When the restaurants reopen, where would you like to go?

Depends on where is local!