Serge Calame
Serge Calame

Serge Calame

Partner, Genf/Lausanne

65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Genf 3 | Schweiz
65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Genf 3 | Schweiz
T +41 58 552 01 00
serge.calame@mll-legal.com

Profil

Serge Calame leitet die Praxisgruppe «Private Clients» der Kanzlei. Er ist ebenfalls Mitglied des MLL Legal Management Teams und betreut in dieser Funktion die HR- und Marketingabteilungen. Seine Tätigkeitsschwerpunkte liegen im Bereich internationale Nachlass- und Steuerplanung, wo er anspruchsvolle internationale Privatmandanten und Family Offices berät. Im Vordergrund stehen dabei vertrags- und gesellschaftsrechtliche Fragen.

Serge Calame wurde sowohl 2012 als auch 2017 von der Legal Week als «Elite» im der Kategorie „International Trusts & Private Client“ empfohlen. Who’s Who Legal empfiehlt ihn seit vielen Jahren als ausgewiesenen Experten im Bereich Private Clients. Zudem wird er sowohl von Legal500 als auch Chambers and Partners als einer der schweizweit führenden Experten für die Beratung von Private Clients empfohlen.




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Auszeichnungen

Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2024Private Client Global Elite peer nominated 2024Best Lawyers Serge Calame 2024Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2023Best Lawyers Recognized in 2023Chambers and Partners HNW 2022Who's Who Legal Switzerland 2022Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2022Chambers and Partners HNW 2021Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2021Best Lawyers Recognized 2021Chambers and Partners HNW 2020Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2020Who's Who Legal Switzerland 2020Best Lawyers Recognized 2020Private Client Global Elite 2020-21Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2019Expert Guides Trust and Estates 2019
  • «Serge Calame is a great lawyer. He’s very sharp and receptive to the needs of the clients. He is an excellent professional regarding estate planning and settlement of inheritance with cross border issues» – Legal 500 EMEA, Private Client, 2024
  • «Serge is extremely pragmatic. He doesn’t get tied up in technicalities and provides pragmatic solutions» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2023
  • «Serge has great industry knowledge, is very good with cross-border matters and is always so thorough. My clients love him and I think he is a delight to work with» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2023
  • «Maud Udry-Alhanko and Serge Calame – always a pleasure to work with. Quick to respond, excellent technical knowledge and we know our clients will be looked after by like minded professionals. Also, both are very affable!» – Legal 500 EMEA, Private Client, 2023
  • «Serge Calame receives widespread acclaim as a very focused practitioner who produces excellent work and has a collaborative approach» – Who’s Who Legal, National Leader Private Client, 2022
  • «Serge has a huge breadth of practical experience and commercial acumen. He cuts through complexity and uncertainty and gives clear strategic advice» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2022
  • Serge Calame is recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA, Private Clients, 2022
  • «Serge is 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» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
  • «Very knowledgeable, experienced and affable» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2021
  • «He has a very pragmatic approach, and very good knowledge of the English market and residential non-domicile private client work» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020
  • «Serge is extremely experienced and a safe pair of hands. You don’t hesitate to recommend him» – Chambers and Partners, HNW, 2020

Ausbildung

  • Anwaltszulassung für die Schweiz (1997)
  • Universität Genf, lic. iur. (1994)

Mitgliedschaften

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Association Genevoise de Droit des Affaires (AGDA)

Sprachen

  • Französisch
  • Englisch
  • Deutsch
  • Italienisch

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«Serge Calame is a great lawyer. He’s very sharp and receptive to the needs of the clients. He is an excellent professional regarding estate planning and settlement of inheritance with cross border issues»

Legal 500 EMEA, Private Client, 2024