Nathanael Zahnd


Nate Zahnd's practice focuses on all aspects of national and international corporate tax law and tax planning for Swiss and foreign private clients.

He has broad experience in transfer pricing related matters and advises clients on questions in the area of intangibles, permanent establishments, intra-group services, business restructurings, dispute resolution and documentation.

Nate is also a research assistant to Prof. Dr. Raoul Stocker in tax law at the Institute for Financial Law and Economics (IFF) at the University of St. Gallen, where he pursues a PhD. He regularly publishes articles in his areas of expertise.

LanguagesGerman, English, French
  • Research Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2020)
  • Research assistant of Prof. Dr. Raoul Stocker at the IFF institute and PhD student at the University of St. Gallen (since 2020)
  • Transfer Pricing Consultant and Senior Consultant at a "Big Four" firm in Zurich and Tel Aviv (2016-2020)
  • IHEID (Graduate Institute) and University of St. Gallen: M.A. International Economics (2016)
  • University of Fribourg: B.A. Law (2014)
  • Various internships with two "Big Four" firms in Bern, Basel and Zurich and an insurance company in Basel (2011-2014)
  • University of Fribourg and Whitworth University (USA): B.A. Economics (2010)
Memberships and Public Offices
  • EXPERTsuisse
  • Handelskammer Schweiz-Israel
  • HSG Alumni
  • International Fiscal Association
AdmissionNot Admitted to the Bar

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Nathanael Zahnd
P: +41 58 261 52 39
F: +41 58 261 50 01
M: +41 58 261 50 00

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Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich


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