Nathalie Chaix

Admitted to the Geneva Bar

Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)

Member of the Committee of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Geneva section, in charge of speakers (2014-2020)

Law degree, University of Geneva
Magister Juris, Universität Heidelberg
Diploma in International Trust Management (STEP)

French - Spanish - English - German


Nathalie Chaix obtained a law degree at the University of Geneva in 1991 and a Magister Juris in international trade law at the University of Heidelberg in 1992.

After working in the litigation and international arbitration department of the New York firms
Holland & Knight and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, she joined our firm.

Practice areas

Nathalie Chaix advises individuals and multinational families on all aspects of estate planning, including marriage contracts, wills, trusts, foundations and partnerships, as well as the resolution of disputes that may affect the well-being of a family or its members. As such, she sits on the board of several nonprofit organizations as trusted advisor of the founding families.

She also assists owners of family businesses, regardless of the business sector or generational stage, in answering their particular needs.

As trust and estate practitioner, Nathalie Chaix furthermore advises family offices on administrative matters and legal proceedings.

She also has significant expertise in the areas of commercial arbitration and labour law.

Professional affiliations

Member of the Geneva Bar Association

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Geneva section


Practice areas

  • Inheritance Law and Estate Planning
    • drafting of wills, family pacts, gifts and prenuptial agreements
    • estate liquidation and administration
    • estate planning
  • Litigation
    • trust, estate and inheritance disputes
  • Private Client
    • establishment and administration of trusts, foundations and other entities
    • administration and assistance to family offices
    • tax planning
  • Foundations, Associations, Philanthropy
    • creation and administration of charitable and non-profit entities (foundations, associations, unincorporated partnerships, etc...)