Counsel

Dr. Andreas J. Bär

Seasoned lawyer who fully understands the complexity of family matters.

Client in Chambers Europe 2016

Responsive and thinks strategically, without losing touch with the client's demands

Source in WWL 2021

Impressing with his understanding of the field and his commercially minded outlook.

Who's Who Legal Private Client 2019

Held in high regard by his clients.

Source in Chambers HNW guide 2019

Impeccable reputation in our market.

Chambers HNW guide 2019

A big name.

Chambers HNW guide 2019

Stands out for his top-tier work advising high-net-worth families and individuals on all matters relating to domestic and international wealth planning.

Who's Who Legal 2018

Excellent.

Who's Who Legal 2018

Very knowledgeable and experienced.

Private wealth specialist in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

Skilled in understanding the multicultural nature and diversity of his Clients.

Client in Chambers Europe 2016

A figurehead.

Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

Known for being highly technical and providing unique insight into complicated issues.

Who's Who Legal 2016

Seasoned lawyer who fully understands the complexity of family matters.

Client in Chambers Europe 2016

Responsive and thinks strategically, without losing touch with the client's demands

Source in WWL 2021

About

Andreas J. Bär advises private clients, families, single and multi-family offices as well as their counsels (such as banks, lawyers, etc.) in all aspects of domestic and international wealth planning as well as commercial and regulatory matters.

Based on his experience, he has been asked to serve on the board of directors as well as on the investments committees of several single and multi-family offices.

Andreas J. Bär also advises artists and cultural institutions, such as opera houses and music festival organizations with regard to commercial and organizational matters. 

Citywealth 2015 lists him as Leading Lawyer.

LanguagesGerman, English
Curriculum
  • Of Counsel of Bär & Karrer (since 2015)
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (2004-2015)
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (2006)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (2000-2004)
  • Foreign Associate at Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, Washington D.C. (1999)
  • Duke University: LL.M. (1998)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1997)
  • Associate to the District Court of Pfäffikon, Zurich (1996)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (1995)
  • University of Fribourg: lic. iur. (1994)
Memberships and Public Offices
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Trust and Estate Practitioner (Member of STEP)
AdmissionAll Swiss Courts

Contact

Andreas J. Bär
P: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
andreas.baer@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer Ltd.
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Switzerland

Assistant
Corinna Beltrame
P: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
corinna.beltrame@baerkarrer.ch