Practice area: Tax, Private Clients, Succession Law, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations
Languages: French, English, German
Jean-Blaise Eckert is considered as a leading lawyer in tax and private client matters in Switzerland. He is the co-head of the tax group of Lenz & Staehelin. He advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs. Jean-Blaise Eckert is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. He is Secretary General of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). 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 in the US (Berkeley, Haas Business School) where he acquired an MBA in 1991. He acquired a diploma as a Certified Tax Expert in 1994. Since 2016, he is a Certified Specialist SBA in Inheritance Law.