29 May 2017 I Corporate News

Bär & Karrer Boosts Tax Practice with new Partner in Geneva

Bär & Karrer announces that Christoph Suter has been elected as partner to lead the tax practice in Geneva as of 1 October 2017.

Christoph Suter is a recognized tax specialist in Switzerland. He joins Bär & Karrer after having been partner at one of the big four consulting firms since 2013. Previously he held several tax director positions in companies based in Zug and the French speaking part of Switzerland. His expertise has enabled him to advise a strong portfolio of domestic and international clients on their tax matters. Christoph Suter has more than 15 years of experience in Swiss and international tax, is a Certified Tax Advisor and holds a Master's Degree in Law from the Universities of Basel and Lausanne.

This is the third lateral hire of high-profile partners to join Bär & Karrer Geneva in recent months. Bär & Karrer's growth strategy is based on clients' needs and the ability to achieve consistent outstanding quality.

Daniel Hochstrasser, Senior Partner, said: "With Christoph Suter we on-board a tax expert with most valuable experience in the financial services industry and who is a strong fit for our firm and culture. We are delighted to welcome him and are confident that his presence in Geneva will make the offering to our clients even more compelling."

Christoph Suter commented: "The opportunity to strengthen Bär & Karrer's tax presence in Geneva with my long-standing experience and at the same time to expand the scope of my work is exciting. I look forward to joining such a highly regarded team of tax specialists."