Relocation to Switzerland and other European countries

Thanks to our vast cross-border and wealth planning expertise, we are the ideal partner for relocating to Switzerland or another European country.

Comprehensive advice on international relocation

Relocating to Switzerland

As experts on the various Swiss cantons and regions, we advise and support clients from their initial thoughts all the way to successful relocation. By focusing on the overall context and consulting the relevant internal and external specialists, we’re often the first point of contact for Swiss relocations.

How we can help:

  • Acquiring residence 
  • Assisting with Swiss taxes (e.g. expenditure-based taxation for non-Swiss citizens)
  • Starting new business activities

Wealth planning, structuring and estate planning

We compare different cantons in terms of taxation (including lump sum taxation) and/or frameworks for business activities and provide advice on a range of topics covering real estate, succession planning and wealth structures.

How we can help:

  • The impact of relocation on private wealth structures
  • Legal processes for acquiring real estate or setting up companies
  • Succession planning

Real estate acquisition

Finding the right place to live might be the most important consideration when relocating. Through our network of real estate agents, we can provide guidance and give you access to off-market properties or advance previews of upcoming offers too.

How we can help:

  • Acquiring real estate across all Swiss cantons
  • Access to off-market properties
  • Advice on restrictions in Switzerland based on the Lex Koller Law 

Boarding and international schools

We can provide you with an overview of some of Switzerland’s leading and globally renowned private schools and will support you in finding the school that meets your family’s specific needs and expectations, wherever you decide to relocate.

How we can help:

  • Overview of renowned Swiss private schools
  • Support in finding a school for your children
  • Canton-specific advice and recommendations