Caroline López Nagai

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Counsel, Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)

Expertise

Dispute Resolution
Private Wealth

Experience

Specialized in estate/succession and wealth planning and administration for private clients and enterprises in Switzerland and abroad including wills, lasting power of attorneys, guardianship, corporate/transactional matters, trusts and foundations
Substantial experience in domestic and international civil (incl. trust) litigation
Additional expertise in regulatory matters such as Common Reporting Standards/Automatic Exchange of Information, KYC, Anti-Money-Laundering

Professional Experience

2019
Counsel at Schellenberg Wittmer
2014
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2011
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2008
Associate in a leading Swiss law firm
2006
Trainee Lawyer in a leading Swiss law firm
2004
Trainee Assistant at the Embassy of Switzerland in Tokyo, Science & Technology Office
2002
Research Assistant at the Civil Law Chair of the University of Fribourg

Education and Admission

2017
STEP Advanced Certificate in Cross-Border Estates
2016
STEP Certificate in Foundations
2013
Diploma in International Trust Management (STEP)
2008
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2004
lic. iur., University of Fribourg
2002
Certificate in French law with focus on International and European law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Additional Professional Activities

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Swiss Bar Association
Co-founder of the first Swiss law competition (Swiss Moot Court) organized on an annual basis in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Supreme Court
Regular lecturer for STEP introductory classes on Trusts and Swiss Civil Law

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