Michael Alexis Barrot

lic. iur., LL.M.
Attorney at law Partner Certified Tax Expert
Head in Taxation
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Barrot Michael

Vita

Michael A. Barrot graduated from the University of Bern in 2002, was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2005 and joined a renowned law firm in Zurich as an associate in the same year. In 2007 he received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of California, Los Angeles, and became a Certified Tax Expert in 2010. In April 2014 he joined Bratschi as a tax partner.

Michael A. Barrot advises on national and international tax law, corporate and commercial law and assists companies in particular with restructuring, international relocations, real estate and capital market transactions as well as employee participation programmes. He also advises Swiss and foreign private clients on tax issues relating to asset structuring and succession planning as well as national tax proceedings before the tax authorities.

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 2005.
  • Senior Associate, Bär & Karrer, Zürich (2002 - 2014)
  • Certified Tax Expert (2014)
  • LL.M., University of California, Los Angeles (2007)
  • Admission to the bar in Switzerland (2005)
  • lic. iur., University of Bern (2002)
  • Member of the Employers' Advisory Board of ExpertSuisse (2016)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Legal500 (2023)
  • highly recommended «Switzerland - Best Law Firms for Corporate Tax - 2023» by Leaders League
  • recommended for «Tax» by Legal500 (2022)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Chambers Global (2022)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Chambers Europe (2022)
  • highly recommended «Switzerland - Best Law Firms for Corporate Tax - 2022» by Leaders League
  • recommended for «Tax» by Legal500 (2021)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Chambers Global (2021)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Chambers Europe (2021)
  • Chambers Global (2021) says: «Michael Barrot receives positive feedback from sources, who highlight his pragmatic approach, remarking: «His personal strength is to find practical solutions even in difficult and complex structures,» before going on to laud his dedication to clients. He acts on tax aspects of transactions and reorganisations, with further notable activity in transfer pricing mandates. He also assists with withholding tax issues.»
  • Legal500: «Michael Barrot is able to offer technically-sound and competent solutions.» (2020)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Chambers Europe (2020)
  • recommended for «Tax» by Chambers Europe (2019)
  • recommended for «Private client» and «Tax» by Legal500 (2019)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

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