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Tina Wüstemann

Well-renowned

Chambers HNW guide 2020

Tina Wüstemann is clearly outstanding and a star in the Swiss legal community.

Legal 500 2021

Tina Wüstemann is our go to lawyer in Switzerland. Tina’s commitment to her clients is absolutely remarkable.

Legal 500 2021

Tina Wüstermann’s stature in this field is second to none.

Legal 500 2021

Outstanding.

Source in WWL 2021

Queen of estate law!

Source in WWL 2021

She has an immense network and is widely recognized as one of the great names in the industry.

Legal 500 2021

Clients love her; she’s clear and precise.

Source in WWL 2021

Tina Wüstemann is one of the top trusts and estates litigators in Switzerland, with extensive experience in the largest and most complex international trust disputes.

Legal 500 2021

Strong arbitrator and litigator.

Source in WWL 2021

A star!

Source in WWL 2021

Tina Wüstemann – simply the best.

Legal 500 2021

An expert in dealing with international trusts and estates and cross-border matters.

Interviewee in Chambers HNW guide 2020

My go-to person for these types of issues.

Interviewee in Chambers HNW guide 2020

She is a great person with whom to work, and you wouldn’t want her as an Opponent.

Source in Legal 500 2020

Tina Wüstemann is one of the top trusts and estates litigators in Switzerland, with extensive experience in the largest and most complex international trust disputes.

Source in Legal 500 2020

Very hands-on, gets on well with her clients and has a fabulous international profile.

Peers in Chambers Global 2020

A very powerful figure and very well reputed; she's personable and can have a difficult conversation even in difficult circumstances.

Peers in Chambers Global 2020

Tina is hugely knowledgeable, personable, grasps quickly what the situation is and sharp minded.

Citywealth Leaderslist 2020

She is very charismatic and very good at handling client relations.

Interviewee in Chambers HNW guide 2019

When it comes to international estate planning, you can’t beat her.

Source in Chambers HNW guide 2019

Very much at the forefront of this industry.

Chambers HNW guide 2019

She is my first choice for a highly qualified trust lawyer in Switzerland.

Citywealth Leaderslist 2019

Tina is an outstanding lawyer and counsellor.

Citywealth Leaderslist 2019

Excellent, as everyone knows.

Who's Who Legal 2019

An expert in dealing with international trusts and estates and cross-border matters with civil law and common law countries

Chambers HNW guide 2020

Well-renowned

Chambers HNW guide 2020

Tina Wüstemann is clearly outstanding and a star in the Swiss legal community.

Legal 500 2021

À propos de

Tina Wüstemann heads the private client team. She advises Swiss and foreign private clients, executives as well as entrepreneurs regarding complex estate and succession planning matters including trusts, prenuptial agreements, wills and relocations to Switzerland. Tina Wüstemann also advises charitable foundations and represents clients in contentious trust and estate matters as well as the administration of large international estates.

Tina Wüstemann publishes regularly and frequently lectures on trust and estate matters in Switzerland and abroad. She is chair of the Zurich Annual Conference on International Trust and Inheritance Law Practice and serves as board member in several international charitable organizations, as member of the advisory board of the Department of Economics, University of Zurich and as board member of the ETH Zurich Foundation.

In Chambers and Partners HNW 2020, Tina Wüstemann is listed in Tier 1 for Private Wealth Law in Switzerland and in Tier 2 of the leading lawyers "Global-Wide" for international private clients (both with regard to wealth planning and contentious matters). Who's Who Legal names Tina Wüstemann as Private Client Lawyer of the Year 2019 (Switzerland) and lists her as Thought Leader in Global Elite 2020 (Private Client), Global Leader 2020 and National Leader Switzerland 2020 (Private Client). Furthermore, Citywealth names Tina Wüstemann in 2020 as one of the Top 100 trust litigators and lists her among the Top Ten Powerwomen Trust Litigators worldwide. Citywealth further awarded her in 2018 with gold as "Woman of the Year - Leadership (Professional Services)". In 2021, Tina Wüstemann was also awarded with the Europe Women in Business Law Award 2021 as 'Best in trusts & estates', marking the fifth time she has received this recognition following 2020, 2019, 2017 and 2014.

LanguesEnglish, German
Curriculum
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2004)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (1998)
  • Member of the New York Bar (not practicing) (2000)
  • New York University: LL.M. (1998)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (1994)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1994)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1990)
  • Trainee at K&L Gates, former Middletons Moore & Bevins (Sidney) (1992)
  • Law Clerk at the District Court of Zurich (1990)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • STEP Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)
  • Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (TIAETL)
  • Board member of the Swiss Association of Arbitration in Inheritance Matters (SVSiE)
AdmissionTous les courts suisses

Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Private Wealth Law and as Leading Individual by Legal 500 Private Clients

Chambers HNW and Legal 500

Recognized as a leading lawyer.

Legal 500 2021

Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Private Wealth Law and as Leading Individual by Legal 500 Private Clients

Chambers HNW and Legal 500

Recognized as a leading lawyer.

Legal 500 2021

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Contact

Tina Wüstemann
P: +41 58 261 55 60
F: +41 58 261 50 01
tina.wuestemann@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer SA
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Suisse

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