Walch & Schurti is a leading international commercial and litigation practice in Liechtenstein. It was founded in 1991 and has strong links to the USA, Great Britain, Switzerland and Germany. Its legal team is comprised of 6 partners and 10 associates who are trained in several jurisdictions (Austria, California, Germany, England and Wales). All lawyers are fluent in English and German and some also speak French and Spanish.
In close cooperation with WalPart Trust Reg, a medium sized licensed Liechtenstein trust company, the firm meets the needs of the international client. It delivers a comprehensive range of legal services to major banks, insurers, investment funds, companies and private clients. It advises, prepares agreements, opines and conducts litigation primarily in the following areas: white collar crime, arbitration, asset protection, estate planning, foundation and trust law, banking and finance, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and bankruptcy.
Dr. Ernst Walch
Ernst is a dual qualified lawyer having been admitted to the New York Bar in 1983 and the Liechtenstein Bar in 1984. He started his professional career with a New York law firm and also practised for several years in Liechtenstein before founding Walch & Schurti and WalPart Trust Reg in 1991. His main areas of expertise include complex litigation, arbitration, corporate law, foundation and trust law, estate planning and asset protection. Ernst is also a certified translator and interpreter (English/German).