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. Andreas Vogel
Andreas is a dual qualified lawyer in Liechtenstein and Austria. He practiced several years in Austria before joining Walch & Schurti in 2004. His main areas of expertise include white-collar crime disputes, tax-related cases, trust and foundation law and arbitration. Andreas has handled a number of high-profile cases, in particular related to white-collar-crime, banking and insurance regulatory proceedings and multi-jurisdictional tax issues.
Dr. Andreas Schurti
Andy is a dual qualified lawyer having been admitted to the New York Bar in 1991 and the Liechtenstein Bar in 1989. He practiced for several years in Liechtenstein before co-founding Walch & Schurti and WalPart Trust Reg. in 1991. His main areas of expertise include complex litigation (civil and criminal), arbitration, corporate, tax, foundation and trust law, estate planning and asset protection. Andy is also a certified translator and interpreter (English/German).