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Dr. Michael Nordin, LL.M.

Partner

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich
Switzerland

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 9386
F +41 44 215 5200

Languages:
German, English, Swedish

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 9386
F +41 44 215 5200

„stands out for his strong technical expertise and ability to organise a team“

Chambers Global

„a brilliant lawyer“

Chambers Global

„very effective“

Chambers Global
 

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). 

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • 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

Career

Professional Experience
2003
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2001
Tax Manager in the Tax department of a major Swiss bank
1999
Tax Manager of two international "Big 4" firms
1997
Associate in a large business law firm in Zurich

Education and Admission
2000
Swiss Certified Tax Expert
1997
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation, New York University
1996
Dr. iur., University of St. Gallen
1993
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1991
lic. iur., University of St. Gallen

„stands out for his strong technical expertise and ability to organise a team“

Chambers Global

„a brilliant lawyer“

Chambers Global

„very effective“

Chambers Global

Recognitions

  • Chambers Europe and Global
  • Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer, Who's Who Legal
  • Tax Directors Handbook 250

Selected Publications

Tax Litigation in Switzerland: Overview: Country Q&A
Swiss Chapter published in in Practical Law Company's Tax Litigation Global Guide 2016/17 – Cross border Country Q&A, published on 1 March 2016