Jarrett

Stephanie A. Jarrett

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

Biography

Stephanie Jarrett joined Baker McKenzie in 2000 and practices in the areas of trusts, estates, and UK and international succession and tax planning with a particular focus on family and business governance and asset protection structuring. She heads the Wealth Management Practice Group in Geneva. Ms. Jarrett has been cited by top legal directories — including Legal 500 and Chambers Global — and has been named by Citywealth as one of the top 20 women advisers for private wealth management. Ms. Jarrett also edits the Baker McKenzie Private Wealth Newsletter.

She has twice served as chairman of the Geneva branch of STEP, and is a member of the Swiss Association of Trust Companies' Advisory Board. She lectures on post-graduate courses at two Swiss universities.

Practice Focus

Ms. Jarrett mainly practices in the areas of trusts, estates, and UK and international succession and tax planning. She actively advises families with international connections on the legal, reporting and tax issues of business succession, family and business governance and philanthropic structuring. She also counsels financial institutions, family offices and trustees on strategic reporting, and legal and tax issues, particularly those involving services they provide to clients.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Council of England & Wales
  • STEP
  • Lincoln's Inn
  • International Bar Association
  • Law Society of England & Wales

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (1990)

Education

  • Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Exam) (1990)
  • University of London (LL.B. Honors) (1989)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • Zurich