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“a brilliant lawyer”

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

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“very straightforward and to the point”

 
Michael Nordin
Zurich

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

Partner

+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). 

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
2007-2014
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
2003
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2001
Tax Manager in the Tax department of a Swiss bank
1999
Tax Manager of two international "Big 4" firms
1997
Associate in a Zurich business law firm
Education and Admission
2000
Swiss Certified Tax Expert
1997
LL.M. in International Taxation, New York University
1996
Dr. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen
1993
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1991
lic. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen
 

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