Kinga M. Weiss

Dr., LLM./TEP  |  Walder Wyss


Estates: Planning

Relocation and Cross-Border Advisory

Trusts: Planning

Office Location


Short Biography

Kinga M. Weiss is a partner and co-head of the Private Clients team of Walder Wyss. Her areas of expertise are centered in matters of inheritance law and family law primarily relating to estate planning, execution of wills and divorces. Cross-border cases account for the bulk of her field of action. Besides, she also assists clients in relocation, asset structuring, real estate, trust and endowment matters as well as personal tax affairs. She advises clients in contentious and non-contentious cases. She regularly holds speeches and publishes articles in and outside of Switzerland. Kinga is chairing the conference Schulthess Forum Erbrecht. She is a member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association, the IBA, STEP, the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law as well as the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She is a member of the advisory board of Global Female Leaders.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

Haute, Zurich

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Sleep over the email before you send it out

What was your first job?

Waitress in a coffee place

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

I'm Ok, You're Ok (Thomas A. Harris)

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

After the pandemic the trend of globalization is increasing, hence cross-border cases will become standard