• "A true specialist in all aspects of domestic and international wealth planning as well as commercial and regulatory matters."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "His experience means he can stand back and provide the bigger view."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "A very safe pair of hands and a real trusted adviser to his clients."

     

    Citywealth 2013

  • "The outstanding Andreas Bär shows great strength in cross-border wealth structuring."

     

    Chambers Global 2013

  • "A figurehead."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "A pragmatic lawyer who really thinks of what is best for the client."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Appreciated for his depth of knowledge and creative approach."

     

    Chambers Global 2015

  • "Without doubt a leading player in the market."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

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

     

    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "One of the best."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "A creative thinker and problem solver."

     

    Citywealth 2013

  • "Very knowledgeable on domestic and international wealth planning."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

 

 

 

Dr. Andreas J. Bär

Counsel

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.

Languages

German, 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)

Contact Details

Dr. Andreas J. Bär
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
andreas.baer@baerkarrer.ch

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Publications

Single Family Offices in der Schweiz - Steuerliche und rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, AJP 7/2015, p. 979 ff. Download »
Single Family Offices in Switzerland, Practical Law - Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012/2013, 2013, p. 45 ff. … Download »
GwG-Unterstellung von Single Family Offices?, GesKR 1/2010, p. 57 ff. … Download »
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