Elliott H. Murray

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


Elliott Murray is co-head of the FATCA/CRS practice at Baker McKenzie Switzerland and is a partner in the Firm's International Tax and Global Wealth Management practice groups. He has significant experience assisting high net worth individuals and families with US and international tax, wealth planning, and regulatory and family governance matters.

While at the University of Texas School of Law, Elliott completed an internship (stage) at the European Court of Justice as a Dean Acheson Legal Intern.

Practice Focus

Elliott is knowledgeable in US income and transfer tax planning for US and non-US private clients and frequently advises individuals and families in connection with cross-border investments, real estate, closely-held businesses, and trust and estate planning. He also works with US taxpayers on tax compliance, expatriation, and citizenship and residency matters and with non-US financial institutions on US tax and regulatory issues, including advising on the FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard.


  • Texas~United States (2010)


  • University of Texas School of Law (J.D. with Honors) (2010)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A. History with Distinction) (2005)


  • English
  • French

Previous Offices

  • Miami


Co-author, “End of Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program,” Baker McKenzie Client Alert, March 2018

Co-author, “IRS Releases Notice on US Passport Revocation and Limitation Process,” Baker McKenzie Client Alert, January 2018

Co-author, “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Congress Passes a Major Tax Bill for First Time in Thirty Years,” Baker McKenzie Client Alert, 20 December 2017


Co-presenter, “US Tax Reform Workshop: Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls,” Baker McKenzie Workshop, Geneva, 2 March 2018

Presenter, “Impact of US Tax Reform on high net worth individuals and their investments,” Baker McKenzie Business Briefing, Geneva, 15 January 2018