Erismann Legal - Private Client Lawyer of the Year
Erik Erismann is a Valais-based independent attorney at law and authorized to represent parties before all Swiss courts. He is qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and his activities focus on advising, assisting and litigating for individual and families in matters related to cross border estate planning, taxes, succession as well as trusts. He also advises HNWIs and entrepreneurs on marriage contracts and shareholders’ agreements.
Besides, he assists international clients in matters of domiciliation in under the lump-sum taxation regime (“forfait fiscal”) and advises them on all their cross-border issues (application for residence permit, real estate acquisition, art collection transfer, admission in Swiss boarding schools). With a Brazilian mother and a Swiss father, Erik Erismann actively advises Brazilian nationals when they settle in Switzerland.
His practice focuses also in corporate and transactions matters, with a strong focus on contentious and non non-contentious real estate legal issues. As a certified member of the Swiss M&A Experts Chamber, he is also active in domestic and cross-border commercial transactions, including M&A and transmission of family businesses.
Moreover, as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E), he advises entrepreneurs in the negotiation of agreements in matters of intellectual property and technology transfer.
Previously, he served as an in-house counsel in a renowned Swiss private bank, before practicing business law for several years in two major Swiss law firms, both in Geneva and in Zurich.
He practices in French, English, German and Portuguese.
His office is easily reachable from the Sion Airport (>20 min) and is close to Verbier, Crans-Montana and Villars-sur-Ollon.