Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered to be a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. His practice covers private client, tax, contracts and commercial issues.
Jean-Blaise Eckert studied law at the University of Neuchâtel and was admitted to the Bar of Neuchâtel in 1989 and to the Bar of Geneva in 1991. He studied business administration at Berkeley's Haas Business School in the US where he acquired an MBA in 1991. He acquired a diploma as a Certified Tax Expert in 1994.
Jean-Blaise advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as high net worth individuals. He sits on the board of a number of public and private companies. He has been nominated by Chambers in 2013 as a leading individual in tax. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. He also teaches in the master's programmes of the University of Geneva and the University of Lausanne. He is Secretary General of IFA and member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). He is also a reporter to the IBA and IFA congress on Swiss tax matters.
Jean-Blaise speaks English, French and German.