Maud Udry-Alhanko, LL.M., TEP
Maud Udry-Alhanko, LL.M., TEP

Maud Udry-Alhanko, LL.M., TEP

Partner, Geneva

65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 04 50
maud.udry@mll-legal.com

Profile

Maud Udry-Alhanko is partner in the private client group of our firm, which she joined in 2008 as an associate. Holder of an LL.M. from Duke University (2005), she is admitted to the New York Bar (2006) and the Swiss Bar (2008).

Qualified by the Swiss Bar Association as a Certified Specialist SBA Family law, Maud Udry-Alhanko has considerable experience in this field with an emphasis on divorce and estate issues, most often with a very strong international component. She also advises entrepreneurs and affluent clients in their relocation to Switzerland, often involving complex cross border aspects, in particular with regard to immigration, real estate matters, fiscal affairs and to art law.

Maud Udry-Alhanko is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She also regularly advises Swiss charitable foundations, sitting on the board of several foundations.




Industry Groups


Rankings & Awards

WWL Thought Leader Switzerland 2021 Chambers HNW 2021Chambers HNW 2020Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner
  • “Maud Udry-Alhanko is identified as a true private client specialist who is excellent at what she does particularly when it comes to family and divorce matters” – WWL, Thought Leaders, Private Client 2021
  • “Maud is a truly excellent lawyer” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
  • “Very good in private international law matters and family work” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
  • “Maud provides private client advice in a modern and commercial way, which is a real benefit to clients” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
  • “She is really good, really dynamic. She is really someone you can rely on” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
  • “She is a litigator and knows how to fight, but she brings an elegance. She puts down markers with a real panache” – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
  • “Maud Udry-Alhanko is highly knowledgable in family law matters with an extensive understanding of foreign legal systems, and local mindsets” – Legal 500, 2020
  • Maud Udry-Alhanko is a “dedicated and reliable family lawyer” – Legal 500, 2019

Education & Admission

  • Certified Specialist SBA Family Law (2018)
  • STEP Foundation Certificate and Diploma in International Trust Management (2011)
  • Admitted to the Bar in Switzerland (2008)
  • Admitted to the Bar in New York (2006)
  • Duke University School of Law, LL.M. (2004–2005)
  • University of Geneva, lic. iur. (2004)

Memberships and public offices

  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Swiss Federation of Lawyers
  • New York Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Swedish Swiss Chamber of Commerce (SSCC)
  • Art-Law Foundation / Geneva Art-Law Center

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • Swedish

Assistant

“She is a litigator and knows how to fight, but she brings an elegance. She puts down markers with a real panache”

Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
More by Maud Udry-Alhanko

Publications

Covid-19 crisis – Succession planning and planning for incapacity

MLL-News, 17 March 2021
  • EN

When gender equality is driven by market demand | Quand le marché exige l’égalité des genres

BILAN, 28 mars 2019
  • EN
  • FR

Trusts for civil law lawyers

Speaker at IBA, 24th International Private Client Conference, Claridge's, London, England, 3-5 March 2019
  • EN

The opportunities of Disruption

International Private Client Forum, Villa d'Este Cernobbio Italy, 2-4 November 2017
  • EN