Dr. Ruth Bloch-Riemer

À propos de

Ruth Bloch-Riemer’s practice focuses on domestic and international tax law.

She regularly advises Swiss and foreign high net worth individuals in all taxation matters. In particular, she supports clients with regard to wealth and succession planning, the structuring of charitable contributions, questions in the context of the taxation of art and artists, and questions within the field of the domestic and international structuring and coordination of their pension and social security.

Furthermore, Ruth Bloch-Riemer is advising domestic and international companies and managers in all taxation and social security matters particularly in the context of compensation, i. a. within employee participation schemes, and in the development and implementation of complex domestic and cross-border pension solutions.

In her areas of practice, Ruth Bloch-Riemer supports clients both in the context of compliance work and non-contentious procedures as well as in the context of litigation vis-à-vis domestic administrative and judicial authorities.

Ruth Bloch-Riemer regularly publishes and speaks at conferences on tax and social security matters. She serves as an expert for the oral Swiss tax expert examinations.

Ruth was awarded the Rising Star Award 2019 by Euromoney Legal Media Group and has been acknowledged by Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020 as "Up and Coming", ranking her as a driver of the firms growth and working towards an established reputation in the market.

LanguesGerman, English, French, Italian
  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2019)
  • Swiss Certified Tax Expert (2014)
  • University of Berne: Dr. iur. (2012)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (2011-2018)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2010)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (2008-2009)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (2006)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association Swiss Branch (IFA Switzerland)
  • Member of the International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association (IPEBLA) and of its Executive Compensation Committee
  • STEP Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
AdmissionTous les courts suisses

Ranked as 'up and coming' by Chambers HNW

Chambers HNW 2020

Ranked as 'up and coming' by Chambers HNW

Chambers HNW 2020

Ranked as 'up and coming' by Chambers HNW

Chambers HNW 2020


Ruth Bloch-Riemer
P: +41 58 261 56 51
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M: +41 58 262 56 51

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Stefania Scarpati
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