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15 January 2020

Charles Russell Speechlys further expands its Swiss Private Client team with the hire of Dharshi Wijetunga as Partner

Charles Russell Speechlys stengthens its Swiss private client team with the hire of Dharshi Wijetunga as Partner in the firm’s Zurich office.

Dharshi is New Zealand and English qualified and has over 20 years of experience working in the trust and tax sectors, primarily in Switzerland and Singapore for law firms, trust companies and private banks. Her practice focuses on advising on international trust law and wealth structuring for wealthy families and their businesses particularly from China and the Pacific Rim.

Mark Summers, head of the firm's Zurich office said:

“We are delighted that Dharshi has decided to join us. Her reputation and excellence as an international private client lawyer is widely known in both the Swiss and Far Eastern markets. She will further underline our position as one of the leading international private wealth tax law firms in Switzerland and globally.”

Led by Mark Summers and Michael Wells-Greco, the private client team in the Zurich and Geneva offices includes five partners and eight associates as part of a wider and growing team of lawyers in the Swiss offices, providing Swiss law, tax and integrated cross-border advice to individuals, families, companies and other professional advisers.

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