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Louise Lutz Sciamanna

Louise Lutz Sciamanna, LL.M.

Associate
Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law

CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Dreikönigstrasse 7
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Switzerland
Languages German, English

Louise Lutz Sciamanna focuses on Private Clients.

She specialises in domestic and international estate planning and estate administration (executorship) and advises private clients on marital property agreements, wills, succession pacts and on charitable foundations. She also represents clients in inheritance disputes and acts as counsel before Swiss courts.

Louise Lutz Sciamanna has been practicing as a lawyer since 2009. Before joining our firm in 2015, she worked for several years as an associate in the private clients group of a major business law firm in Zurich and as a senior inheritance consultant in a Swiss bank. Louise Lutz Sciamanna gained further professional experience as a law clerk at the District Court of Zurich.

Louise Lutz Sciamanna is a Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law and a member of Successio.

Louise Lutz Sciamanna is recommended by Chambers and Partners as well as Legal 500.

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Louise Lutz Sciamanna advises on all aspects of private client law for wealthy individuals and families. Her experience includes both domestic and international matters and she is praised for being "very intelligent and quick to grasp all the issues." She also handles estate administration as well as inheritance and succession disputes. A lawyer comments: "She handles clients very well, even when they are hard work. She keeps everyone up to date and is very responsive."

Chambers and Partners, HNW, Switzerland, Private Wealth Law, 2019

Education

  • 2019 – Fachanwalt SAV Erbrecht / Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law
  • 2012 – King's College London, Master of Laws (LL.M., with distinction; Dickson Poon School of Law Prize for best student on the LL.M. in International Business Law)
  • 2008 – Bar Admission (Zurich)
  • 2005 – University of Zurich (lic.iur., magna cum laude)
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Memberships

  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV)
  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV)
  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband, Fachgruppe Erbrecht
  • Successio (Verein zur Förderung des schweizerischen und internationalen Erbrechts)
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Publications

  • Die Ausgleichung, Kommentierung von Art. 626 ff. ZGB (zusammen mit Manuel Liatowitsch), in: Orell Füssli Kommentar zum Schweizerischen Zivilgesetzbuch (2. Auflage), Zürich 2011, Jolanta Kren Kostkiewicz/Peter Nobel/Ivo Schwander/Stephan Wolf (Hrsg.)
  • Die Verteidigung und das Verbot, den Angeschuldigten zu seiner Selbstbelastung zu verpflichten (in: ZStrR 120 (2002), S. 410 ff.).
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Lectures list

  • 31 October 2019, Schweizerische Treuhänder Schule STS, Hotel Marriott, Zurich, day seminar on successful estate and emergency planning (together with Tobias Somary)
  • 7 February 2019, Hotel Baur au Lac, Zurich, "Paradigm Change in Inheritance Matters" (lecture together with Tobias Somary and Jasper Stallmann, CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.)
  • 14 November 2018, Schweizerische Treuhänder Schule STS, Hotel Marriott, Zurich, day seminar "Erfolgreiche Nachlass-, Notfall- und Güterplanung" (together with Somary and Jasper Stallmann, CMS von Erlach Poncet AG)
  • 13 September 2018, Bildungszentrum KV Zürich Business School, Weiterbildung für Assistierende von Mitgliedern des Zürcher Anwaltsverbands, "Erbrecht – Was ich wissen wollte!" (together with the lawyers Gabrielle Mazurczak and Tobias Somary)
  • 19 October 2017, Schweizerische Treuhänder Schule STS, Hotel Marriott, Zürich, Tagesseminar Erfolgreiche Nachlass-, Notfall- und Güterplanung
  • 14 and 15 March 2017, Podium des Zürcher Anwaltsverbands im Casinotheater Winterthur und im Kongresshaus Zürich, Referat zum Thema „Plötzlich urteilsunfähig! Vorsorgeaufträge für Jung und Alt“
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