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Michael Nordin

Dr. Michael Nordin, LL.M., Certified Tax Expert


+41 44 215 9386

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Michael Nordin is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office, where he heads the taxation group. Michael focuses on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings, and those related to financing and capital markets. Generally, Michael has a strong focus on the Finance Industry. Further, Michael conducts Internal Corporate Investigations focusing on tax related matters. In addition, he also advises high net worth individuals (HNWI). 


  • Counsel to a large bank on an internal business reorganization including the negotiation of the tax treatment of an offshore structure with the tax administration
  • Counsel to a multinational Swiss company in a major acquisition and reorganization
  • Representation of a large Swiss financial institution in major tax litigation
  • Advising on the structuring of a complex financial transaction involving a Swiss and a foreign bank, including the coordination with foreign advisers and tax authorities


Professional Experience
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Tax Manager in the Tax department of a Swiss bank
Tax Manager of two international "Big 4" firms
Associate in a Zurich business law firm
Education and Admission
Swiss Certified Tax Expert
LL.M. in International Taxation, New York University
Dr. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen
Bar Admission in Switzerland
lic. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen

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