Olivier Sigg

Partner  |  Walder Wyss Ltd



Charitable Planning and Philanthropy

Estates: Contentious

Estates: Planning

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Professional Biography

Olivier Sigg is a partner in the Private Clients team and heads Walder Wyss Geneva office. He is known, both in Geneva and in London, where he worked for one year, as an expert in complex crossborder matters and is regularly instructed by foreign lawyers, in particular from common law jurisdictions. Olivier Sigg’s private client practice includes various estate-planning techniques. In particular, as a TEP expert, he specialises in trusts, foundations, last wills and testaments. He provides advice to international high-net-worth individuals on estate planning, asset protection, relocation and philanthropy (in particular, advice to international charities). His private client practice involves international succession litigation and trust disputes.

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

Roka Mayfair

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

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

What was your first job?

Phone Shop Assistant

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

Her Lover (Belle du Seigneur) of Albert Cohen

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

More complexity due to complex international nexus.

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