ALESSIA SCHMID

COUNSEL

Alessia Schmid joined the law firm in 2019 as a Counsel. Specialized in the field of Swiss and international taxation for individuals and legal entities, as well as in corporate advisory services, she regularly assists her private and corporate clients in matters of tax optimization, reorganization, establishment in Switzerland and tax negotiations and litigation.

With extensive experience in inheritance law, she also advises her clients on their estate planning.

Alessia Schmid is currently serving as Member of the Tax and Financial Commission of the Geneva Bar Association and as Member of various Associations’ Committees.

She holds a private pilot license (PPL-A) obtained in 2018 in Geneva.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Associate with Etude Ducrest Heggli Avocats LLC, Geneva (2018-2019)
  • Senior Associate with Python (formerly Python & Peter), Geneva (2016-2018)
  • Senior Associate with Oberson Abels SA (formerly Oberson Avocats), Geneva (2014-2016)
  • Associate with Python & Peter, Geneva (2011-2013)
  • Associate with Ernst & Young SA – Legal and then Corporate Tax Departments, Geneva (2009-2011)
  • Admission to the Geneva Bar in 2009 (Swiss-wide)
  • Trainee lawyer with Mentha & Associés (renamed after Mentha Avocats), Geneva (2006-2008)
  • LL.M. in business Law (MBL-2006)
  • Associate with SICPA (Legal Department), Lausanne (2005-2006)
  • Federal maturity in science (type c), Lycée Denis-de-Rougemont, Neuchâtel (1999-2004)

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Swiss and International Tax
  • Tax Proceedings and Litigation
  • Tax compliance
  • Estate planning & Trust – Inheritance Tax
  • Residence & Work Permits
  • Corporate Law
  • Swiss Social Security Law

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Geneva Bar Association / Swiss Bar Association
  • Committee Member of the Tax and Financial Commission of the Geneva Bar Association
  • Committee Secretary of the La Côte-Prangins Airclub, Vaud
  • Committee Secretary of the UCG Association

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • German (passive)

Contact ALESSIA SCHMID

ALESSIA SCHMID
as@bblaw.ch

T +41 22 819 10 80
F +41 22 819 10 89

BRINER & BRUNISHOLZ Lawyers
Cours des Bastions 5
CH – 1205 Geneva
Switzerland