Awards & Recognitions

Schellenberg Wittmer's Private Wealth Team Ranked Top Tier by Chambers & Partners

15.07.2020

Schellenberg Wittmer's Private Wealth team is ranked a top tier firm once again in Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide 2020.

Schellenberg Wittmer is ranked as one of four firms listed in Band 1, with private wealth lawyers Bernard Vischer and David Wallace Wilson and litigation lawyer Manuel Liatowitsch recognized in Band 1 within the individual lawyer rankings. The firm is extremely proud that Andrea Dorjee-Good, (Partner as of January, 2020) has been recognized in the Up and Coming section.  

The guide commends Schellenberg Wittmer as "widely praised across the market and "an excellent law firm with good experts." Clients sources have stated to Chambers "It is pleasant to work with them and they do a great job keeping things professional."

Bernard Vischer is described as "the perfect person for businessmen who now want to work on their estate planning", and is praised as "very good, with a lot of experience "and "a gentleman."

Litigation partner Manuel Liatowitsch is described as "a pillar of the community in Switzerland," and "well known all over the world." Other sources state "He is active, smart and one of the brightest guys that I have met."

David Wallace Wilson is described as "a highly regarded private client practitioner with recognised strength working with trusts. Sources commend him for being a "great tax expert" and for being "Mr Trust Law, with a very good client base, good network and reputation in the field."

Andrea Dorjee-Good is described as "one to watch" and "knows what she is talking about." Sources commend her for being "an extremely hard worker", who is "very professional and pragmatic."

Launched in 2016, Chambers High Net Worth annual guide is the first global publication of its caliber specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. The guide is set to be a key reference point for family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals. Covering private wealth management work and related specialisms in key jurisdictions, the guide recognizes and ranks the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families.

 

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