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MLL highly ranked in Chambers HNW Guide 2021

MLL is highly recommended in Private Wealth Law and in Art and Cultural Property Law in Chambers High Net Worth 2021, the annual comprehensive guide to the private wealth sector.  

The guide recognises MLL’s strengths in advising ultra high net worth individuals on international estate planning and administration, wealth structuring and relocation matters. The team’s expertise in working with galleries, art owners, foundations and artists on contentious matters, transactions and advisory mandates is also praised. According to the guide, the team “can handle very complex cross-border matters very well” and is “quite modern in their approach, commercial and straight to the point. They are very flexible and responsive. They are really easy to work with.”

In alphabetical order, below is some commentary made about the notable practitioners featured in the guide:

  • Oliver Arter’sdedication and acute legal mind have led to very successful outcomes. His main strengths are his very strong commitment, he’s highly knowledgeable, very detail-oriented but always focuses on the big picture, he offers unbiased legal and business advice and he will always go the extra mile to make it a success“. “He is good at cross-border planning, he is very solution-driven and practical to deal with. He is a trusted adviser.
  • The “very knowledgeable, experienced and affable” Serge Calameis great. He is very practical, very responsive and provides down-to-earth advice. He knows his law, and clients really appreciate him because he’s not afraid of the tough issues
  • With “a very strong reputation in this marketPatricia Guerra is “excellent, with a very, very good client base“. She “has so much experience, she understands the unique demands of a high net worth client with family in all different parts of the world. She is able to set out the broad picture for the client and she can coordinate the international advice. She is able to present the complex information from a number of jurisdictions and put it together in a clear and concise way for the client. This is all second nature to her
  • Julien Tron is “an astonishingly clever man and brilliant at languages, which is a real advantage”. He “is very analytical, he is very thorough and super good on the details of cases” and “his work shows significant cross-border complexity and he often acts for clients with huge levels of wealth
  • Maud Udry-Alhanko is a truly excellent lawyer” who is “very good in private international law matters and family work“. She “provides private client advice in a modern and commercial way, which is a real benefit to clients
  • Julie Wynnehas deep knowledge and excellent relationships to all key partners“. She “is knowledgeable about the sector, with a strong professional network as well as innovative ideas and experience. She is passionate about her work
  • Bruno Boesch is an excellent professional who is highly regarded and well respected, as well as being very knowledgeable in the art and cultural property field, well connected with an in-depth knowledge of the art world and the art market” 

Find out more about our private clients practice with expertise in estate planning, asset structuring, arts and culture, family law, planning & litigation, family governance and philanthropy.

Chambers‘ High Net Worth guide publishes law firm rankings and editorial analysis that draw on independent research conducted by a dedicated team of private wealth researchers, furthering Chambers‘ track record of providing high-class, reliable research data. The Chambers HNW team interviews hundreds of lawyers, family offices, accountancy professionals, tax advisers, bankers, investment managers and high-end real estate agents to get a comprehensive understanding of the private wealth sector in each of the jurisdictions covered.

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