Alexandra Geiger

Legal Partner, Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law

Profile

Alexandra Geiger-Steiner advises and represents domestic and foreign clients in the areas of matrimonial property and inheritance law, estate planning and administration, company succession as well as foundations and trusts. In addition, she has extensive experience in employment law. She advises and litigates for private individuals and companies.

Business activities

  • Company Succession and Inheritance Law
  • Foundation Law
  • Labour Law
  • Litigation

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 2019
Legal Partner at MME
2016-2019
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

Academic Activities

Memberships

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

 

 

Services

Contact

Alexandra Geiger
Legal Partner

T +41 44 254 99 66
Email
VCard

Secretariat

Sylvia Gebauer
Assistant | Paralegal

T +41 44 254 99 73
Email

Publications

  • Inheritance Law | Succession

    Kurz und bündig: Vernehmlassung des Vereins Successio zum Vorentwurf der Erbrechtsreform successio 4/16 2016

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  • Employment | Immigration

    Arbeitsrechtliche Fragen rund um Social Media Anwaltsrevue 2013

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