Mr David Wallace Wilson

Membership category: Full Member i

'TEP' status denotes full membership of STEP and is the top level of STEP membership. TEPs are fully qualified practitioners with proven qualifications and experience. They can use the letters 'TEP' after their name. TEPs must adhere to STEP's Code of Professional Conduct.

PO Box 2088
15 bis, rue des Alpes

Telephone: +41 22 707 8000
Practice Areas: Charity formation/administration, Civil-law planning (incl foundations), Compliance/regulation, Contentious trusts and estates, Cross-border estates, Dispute resolution, Elderly and vulnerable clients, Estate planning/administration, Family business, Philanthropy, Trust planning/administration, Wills and probate, Tax Advisory - Trusts and estate planning, Wills and administration of deceased estates, Anti-money laundering, Family law, International client, Succession planning
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Estate Planner / Lawyer/Solicitor/Attorney / Will Writer
STEP Qualifications:
STEP Advanced Certificate in Mediation
Schellenberg Wittmer SA
STEP Geneva
Geneva Branch Committee, International Client SIG Steering Committee
Special Interest Groups:
Business Families | Contentious Trusts and Estates | Cross-Border Estates | International Client | Philanthropy Advisors

David is a partner at Schellenberg Wittmer, advising private clients, trustees, banks, and family offices on Swiss and international wealth planning, matrimonial law and succession, trusts, private trust companies and other succession vehicles. His additional areas of expertise include anti-money laundering and art law.
He is admitted to the Geneva Bar and the New York Bar. He is a co-editor of Trust Quarterly Review and the founder of the leading website on trusts in Switzerland – He is the Swiss contributor to Glasson’s International Trust Laws.
David currently serves as chairman of STEP Geneva (officer since 2004). David is frequently quoted in the specialized press and lectures extensively. He regularly speaks on such topics as trust disputes, international estates, relocating to Switzerland, Swiss taxation of trusts and AML regulations.
He is fluent in English, French and German.

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