Photo, Mario Kumschick

Mario Kumschick

Of Counsel
Baker McKenzie Switzerland AG


Mario Kumschick joined Baker McKenzie’s Zurich office in 2004 and is a member of the Firm’s Global Tax and Real Estate practice groups.

Practice Focus

Mario has broad experience on all tax matters, both corporate and individual tax. He focuses his practice on corporate tax planning for domestic and multinational companies, cross-border business restructuring, real estate transactions and VAT. He advises Swiss and multinational companies on all tax aspects of reorganizations and M&A transactions. He also advises multinational companies on equity compensation programs as well as private clients in the area of wealth planning.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised major Swiss real estate companies on reorganization and M&A matters.
  • Advised a multinational pharmaceutical company on all tax aspects related to the relocation to Switzerland.
  • Advised various companies on Swiss tax matters resulting from group reorganizations.
  • Advised several clients (individuals and corporate investors) on international tax planning involving Swiss entities.


  • Switzerland (2003)


  • University of San Gallen (lic. iur.) (2001)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Author, Commentary on articles 61 and 64 of the Swiss Federal Direct Tax Act and commentary on article 24 of the Swiss Federal Tax Harmonization Act, in: Stämpflis Handkommentar, Fusionsgesetz, 2nd Edition, 2015