Jacopo Crivellaro

Jacopo Crivellaro

Baker & McKenzie Geneva
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Jacopo Crivellaro is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Tax and Global Wealth Management practice groups in Geneva. He joined the practice after pursuing graduate law studies in the US and the UK. Jacopo has published extensively on US, international tax and estate planning matters in academic and practitioner journals, and has recently co-authored a book on FATCA, CRS and trust planning in Italy. He is a regular speaker at wealth management conferences and has recently co-presented a 4-part series of webinars on private client developments together with the Baker McKenzie Milan office. Jacopo was awarded the STEP Young Practitioner of the Year award in 2019.

Practice Focus

Jacopo focuses his practice on international estate and trust planning with a US, UK, Swiss or Italian connection. He has advised individuals on pre-immigration and mobility planning, asset protection, cross-generational transfer and multinational tax and estate planning advice, including the treatment and recognition of trusts in a cross-border context. Jacopo has recently advised the executors of several complex international estates on legal and tax issues associated with the collection and distribution of estate assets to beneficiaries situated in civil and common law jurisdictions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) - Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) Member


  • Geneva Art. 28 BGFA~Switzerland (2020)
  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2019)
  • New York~United States (2013)
  • U.S. Tax Court~United States (2013)


  • New York University (Executive LLM in Tax) (2018)
  • Oxford University (St. Catherine's College) (BCL) (2013)
  • King's College London (LLB English & American Law) (2012)
  • Columbia Law School (JD) (2012)


  • English
  • Italian

Previous Offices

  • Zurich


  • Co-author, Trust Registers in Europe: The Changing Landscape of the 5th Money Laundering Directive, Trusts & Wealth Management Journal, January 2020
  • Co-author, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Pins IRS in Grecian Magnesite Mining Case, but a Hollow Victory for Taxpayers Prospectively, Baker McKenzie Tax News and Developments, July 2019
  • Co-author, Updates to donor disclosure rules in the US and UK, Private Wealth Newsletter, December 2018
  • Co-author, Taxes through the lens of Cristiano Ronaldo, Wealth Management, October 2018
  • Co-author, Considerazioni fiscali in relazione alla Filantropia Internazionale, Trusts & Wealth Management Journal, July 2018