Charles Russell Speechlys develops Zurich offering with the hire of Annika Fünfschilling

Charles Russell Speechlys is delighted to announce the expansion of its offering from its Zurich office with the hire of Annika Fünfschilling as a Senior Associate in its Tax team.

Annika is an attorney-at-law and Swiss certified tax expert, and becomes the first Swiss-qualified lawyer working from the Zurich office. She regularly advises high net worth individuals on all aspects of Swiss personal taxation and has extensive experience in negotiating lump-sum tax rulings in German speaking Switzerland.

Mark Summers, Head of Charles Russell Speechlys’ Zurich office says:

“Annika has strong Swiss tax skills which are a welcome addition to the Zurich office. Her arrival will enable us to provide an enhanced service to our clients seeking seamless personal and corporate tax advice across a number of the world’s key wealth and financial centres. Switzerland has positioned itself as a hub for international private wealth, and Annika’s significant Swiss tax experience complements our international team. We are looking forward to working with Annika as we actively grow the capabilities of the office and attract high-quality local talent. We are delighted to welcome her to the firm.”

Annika Fünfschilling says:

“The opportunity to join the Charles Russell Speechlys Zurich office and to be a part of the firm’s recent international growth is a particularly exciting one. I look forward to working alongside Mark Summers and Dharshi Wijetunga as I continue to build my practice, taking full advantage of the benefits that a full service international firm provides.”

Annika joins the firm having previously worked with Schellenberg Wittmer in Zurich and the Big 4 in both Geneva and Zurich.

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