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Christoph Leuch, Attorney-at-Law, certified tax expert back
Christoph Leuch Contact:


Postal address:

Phone +41 (0)31 320 15 15
Fax +41 (0)31 320 15 16


Christoph Leuch
Walther Leuch Howald
Monbijoustrasse 8
P.O. Box
CH-3011 Bern

German, French, English
Fields of Activity
Advising and representing clients in all matters of commercial law as well as taxation, in particular:
  • Advising with a view to optimising the payment of taxes and duties
  • Advising and representing clients in tax procedures and processes, in particular before the tax authorities
  • Advising and representing clients in matters of commercial law, in particular
    - restructuring enterprises, businesses and estates (mergers, splittings and reorganisations),
    - employee participation,
    - succession regulation,
    - sale and purchase of enterprises and businesses,
    - founding enterprises and businesses,
    - drawing up contracts
    - such as labour law, tenancy law, marriage property and inheritance law, property and liability law.
  • Representing clients in commercial law disputes settled in and out of court (claim and inheritance disputes, labour and tenancy disputes, etc.)
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees

Avocational Fields of Activity

  • Member of various commissions of the Civic Community of Bern (esp. the Finance Commission)
  • Auditor for the Lake Thun Yacht Club
  • Co-author of the Practitioner’s Commentary on Tax Law in the Canton of Bern
  • Member of various associations (Lake Thun Yacht Club, Altherr der Zofingia, Reismusketen der Stadt Bern, etc.)


  • Studied law at the University of Bern, with internship at the Tax Appeal Commission, the District Court and Government Offices in Saanen, and in a medium-sized Bernese law firm (1990-1996)
  • Admitted to the Bar in 1996
  • Attended the Tax Academy part-time while working for a large trust corporation (1997-2000)
  • Gained the Federal Swiss Tax Expert Diploma (2000)
  • Worked in a medium-sized Bernese law firm (2001-2002)
  • Partner as attorney-at-law (since 2002)

Publications (a selection)
A Practioner’s Commentary on Bernese Tax Law
Link (PDF, 181 kb)
Link (PDF, 614 kb)

Tax Assessment of Participation in PMEs, KMU-Magazin Nr. 5, June 2009
Link (PDF, 276 kb)