Practice area: Private clients, tax, contracts and commercial
Languages: French, English, German
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. He is considered as a leading lawyer in Switzerland. Mr Eckert advises a number of multinational groups of companies as well as HNWIs. He sits on the board of a number of public and private companies. He has been nominated by Chambers since 2013 as a leading individual in tax. Mr Eckert is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on tax matters. Mr Eckert is the Secretary General of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). He is also a reporter to the IBA and IFA congress on Swiss tax matters.