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Bar Admission: Zurich 2008
Office: Geneva
Languages: German, English, French, Japanese, Spanish

Contact

Caroline López Nagai
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Caroline López Nagai

Senior Associate

Contact

Caroline López Nagai
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Caroline Maria López Nagai is a senior associate in Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd's Private Clients and Estates Group in Geneva. Her practice focuses on all aspects of trusts and international estate and wealth planning, inheritance law and corporate law. Her additional areas of expertise include regulatory (CRS, AML, KYC) and she also has substantial experience in domestic and international civil and commercial litigation as well as in contract and commercial law. She is member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) after having successfully passed the Diploma in International Trust Management with distinction in 2013, being awarded the prize for best exam for "Trust Creation: Law and Practice", and the STEP Certificate in Foundations.

Caroline M. López Nagai graduated from the University of Fribourg in 2004 with a bilingual (French/German) law degree and a specialization in European law. She also spent a year at the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas where she focused on International and European Law. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant in civil and comparative law at the University of Fribourg as well as an interpreter for major Japanese mobile operators. Caroline then gained first professional experience at the Embassy of Switzerland in Tokyo before joining a leading Swiss law firm in 2006 as a trainee lawyer -  where she continued working as an associate of the litigation and arbitration team following her admission to the Swiss bar in 2008.

Caroline M. López Nagai joined Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd as an associate in 2011. She is also a co-founder of the first Swiss law competition (Swiss Moot Court) organized on an annual basis in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.