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Areas of practice

Taxation

Personal Information

Bar Admission: Switzerland 1997
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French

Contact

Harun Can, LL.M. (Tax)
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P. O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3425
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Harun Can, LL.M. (Tax)

Partner, Certified Tax Expert

Contact

Harun Can, LL.M. (Tax)
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P. O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3425
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Harun Can is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's tax team in Zurich. He specializes in Swiss and international tax matters for multi-national corporations and private equity funds and has special knowledge regarding the relocation of their managers to Switzerland. In addition, Harun Can has broad experience in real estate transactions and special expertise in value-added tax law. He is the founder and chairman of the “mwst netzwerk zh” a network of VAT specialists.

Harun Can studied law at the University of St. Gallen, graduating in 1994 (lic.iur.HSG). He was admitted to the bar in 1997 and qualified as Swiss Certified Tax Expert in 2000. He obtained a Master of Laws at the London School of Economics (LL.M. Tax 2001), and became a Swiss VAT-Expert in 2005.

Selected deals and cases

  • Harun Can has advised TCP International Holdings Ltd. on Swiss tax aspects in connection with its initial public offering on the NASDAQ
  • Harun Can has advised SAP regarding Swiss tax aspects of its acquisition of hybris AG

Recognitions

  • Chambers Europe and Chambers Global
  • Legal 500, Who's Who Legal
  • Ranked for Switzerland in the Tax Controversy Leaders Guide 2015

All Awards and Recognitions