Charles Russell Speechlys announced the expansion of its offering from its Zurich office with the hire of Annika Fünfschilling (pictured) as a Senior Associate in its Tax team.
She 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. Annika joins the firm having previously worked with Schellenberg Wittmer in Zurich and the Big 4 in both Geneva and Zurich.
“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”, Mark Summers, Head of Charles Russell Speechlys’ Zurich office 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”, Fünfschilling comments.