Alexandra Geiger

Senior Legal Associate, Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law

Profile

Alexandra Geiger-Steiner focusses on international inheritance and estate planning for domestic and foreign private clients. She also has extensive experience in employment law. She advices and represents domestic and international clients in related court proceedings. Alexandra Geiger-Steiner regularly publishes in the newsletter Inheritance Law on iusnet, which provides a quick overview of the most important developments in inheritance law legislation and case law up to six times a year.

Business activities

  • Company Succession and Inheritance Law
  • Labour Law
  • Litigation
  • International and Swiss Contract, Business and Corporate Law

Education

2019
Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law
2010
Admitted to the Bar  
2006
University of Zurich / Tours (F) (lic. iur.)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Listings

The Legal 500 (www.Legal500.com)

Recommended Lawyer 2019 for Employment:

The 'highly accurate and reliable team' at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance has 'a practical approach' and 'is on top of matters and always advises with a competent approach, clear explanations and kindness'. It handles everything from contracts, M&A support and bonus schemes to termination of employment agreements, data protection, secondments and representation of employees in internal investigations. Clients recommend 'widely knowledgeable' practice lead Michèle Stutz, 'internal investigations expert' Raphael Brunner, 'internationally experienced' senior associate Martina Aepli and 'exceptionally committed' senior associate Alexandra Geiger.

Recommended Lawyer 2019 for Private Clients:

The 'excellent and highly efficient private client practice' at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance 'chooses its teams well, maintains a good internal communication and works hand-in-hand with each other'. It is best known for acting for clients in international inheritance, financial matrimony matters, company succession and tax matters. The team is led by 'profoundly knowledgeable, experienced and pragmatic estate law specialist' Balz Hoesly and also includes the 'excellent' Martina Aepli. Senior associate and inheritance law specialist Alexandra Geiger is another name to note.

Recommended Lawyer 2018 for Private Clients:

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance ‘has profound expertise and know-how in private client matters and offers an excellent level of competence in business succession law’ as well as ‘a high service level and an outstanding work quality’; inheritance law and the financial aspects of matrimonial law are equally important core areas for the team. ‘Insightful and trustworthy strategic thinker’ Balz Hösly is ‘very experienced and hands-on in succession planning for small and medium-sized companies’ and senior associate Alexandra Geiger is also recommended for her inheritance and estate planning expertise. 

Practical Experience 

since 2016
Senior Legal Associate at MME
2010-2015
Legal Associate at MME
2008-2009
Associate at a commercially oriented Swiss law firm
2007-2008
Trainee at an American management consulting firm in Los Angeles

Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Successio (Swiss association for inheritance law)