Hannes Arnold

+423 236 30 80

Hannes Arnold

Senior Partner  |  Gasser Partner
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Austria
Liechtenstein

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Family and estate planning
Corporate
Dispute resolution

Q&A

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

Together with my team I had the pleasure of dealing with some challenging highlights over the last months. One was and still is assisting a family in substantially reorganising their family and estate planning structure and also relocating its substance. Another one is supporting a client in enforcing her quite valuable matrimonial property division claim awarded by an English court, involving action in various jurisdictions.

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

Ask the right questions. Listen carefully. Try to perfectly understand and assess the client’s needs and also address potentially unpleasant issues.

What is your favourite quote?

"Difficulties bring talents to light which would drowse under more favorable conditions." - Horaz


Dominique Jakob

+41 44 634 15 76

Dominique Jakob

Full Professor/Owner  |  University of Zurich/Independent adviser
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Switzerland
Germany
Liechtenstein

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Personal and estate planning
Philanthropy and charitable giving
Foundation Law

Q&A

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

Complete restructuring of setup and governance of a major foundation, that will be able to play an important role in global support of child needs and health in the future.

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

Be authentic, even if you work for and with important people.

What is your favourite quote?

"Na also, geht doch," (something like: “Ah, there you go”), The Kangaroo from the Kangaroo Chronicals, Marc-Uwe Kling.


Johannes Gasser

+423 236 30 80

Johannes Gasser

Senior Partner  |  Gasser Partner Rechtsanwälte
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Liechtenstein
Austria

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Personal and estate planning
Dispute resolution
Asset protection

Q&A

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

I love clients and solving their problems. The more complex, the better. Most complicated, it seems, are family disputes, i.e. roughly 80% of our work, where family members fight each other fiercely, mastering psychological analysis and managing "difficult clients in difficult circumstances" appear to matter more than classical lawyering. This is when it is most important to rely on a team of excellent lawyers, also from other law firms in other jurisdictions.

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

Keep it simple. When it comes to providing advice to clients in difficult circumstances, make sure you and your clients are compliant, in particular in the jurisdictions in which you reside and where their assets are located. Never expose yours.

What is your favourite quote?

“There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in,” Leonard Cohen.


Johannes Michael Burger

+423 235 81 81

Dr. Johannes Michael Burger

Partner  |  Marxer and Partner
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Liechtenstein