Dr. Roland A. Pfister

Badertscher Attorneys at Law and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

Roland Pfister studied law at the Universities of Neuchâtel and Granada. After graduating from law school, he worked for an international law firm in Belgium and a leading investment bank in Zurich.

Later, he joined the tax department of one of the “Big Four” firms in Zurich/Geneva. From 2011 to 2014, he worked at a law firm in Geneva. As of 2015, he works at an international corporate and tax law firm in Zurich/Zug.

In addition, he holds an Executive MBA in Wealth Management, was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School and attained his PhD in international tax law from the University of Neuchâtel. He is a regular contributor to tax journals and lectures frequently in postgraduate tax programs. His main areas of expertise include both domestic Swiss and Liechtenstein as well as international tax law with a particular emphasis on tax-compliant wealth planning for high net-worth individuals and corporate entities (including funds, trusts and partnerships). Furthermore, his practice focuses on the taxation of international investment structures (in particular private equity structures) for private and institutional investors.