Andrea Dorjee-Good is a counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's Private Clients and Estates Group in Zürich. She specialises in estate planning and administration for private clients in Switzerland and abroad and advises private clients on all aspects of estate and succession planning, including marital property agreements, wills, succession pacts, trusts and foundations. Her practice areas further include contentious estates and she regularly represents clients in complex estate disputes.
Some recent examples of Andrea's expertise in private client matters include:
- Advising family members of a major family-owned corporation on a family dispute related to the family business;
- Advising heirs of a major family-owned business on a complex cross-border international estate dispute.
Andrea is recognised by leading directories and publications for her expertise in private client matters. Who's Who Legal says: "Sources note that they are "very impressed with Andrea Dorjee-Good's attention to detail and her ability to understand complex cross-border issues." Expert Guides lists her as a rising star in the practice area of trusts and estates with Legal 500 recognising her as a next generation lawyer and Who's Who Legal recognising her as a thought leader.
Andrea graduated from the University of St. Gallen School of Law (lic iur 2004) and was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 2007. She joined Schellenberg Wittmer as a trainee lawyer in 2004 and, after gaining court experience as a clerk at the District Court of Winterthur, she rejoined the firm as an associate in 2007. She became a counsel in 2013. In 2014, Andrea obtained a diploma with distinction in international trust management from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Andrea is a member of several professional associations, including the Swiss Bar Association, the Zürich Bar Association, the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and STEP. She regularly publishes and speaks in her field of specialisation.