PO Box 258
CH – 4010 Basel
Tel: +41 61 204 01 01
Direct: +41 61 204 01 70
Fax: +41 61 204 01 09
Noëmi Kunz-Schenk is an experienced tax lawyer
with a very broad area of expertise. She advises
national and international clients from large quoted
multinationals, family run businesses to local small
enterprises and start-ups across different industries
such as retail, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods,
financial and insurance services and real estate, as
well as pension funds.
Noëmi's areas of expertise are domestic and
international tax law and tax planning, particularly in
corporate reorganisations, restructurings, succession
planning, real estate, structured finance, financial
products, acquisitions and divestments as well as
private clients. Her profound language skills allow her
to advise clients in tax aspects all over Switzerland
and to communicate with the cantonal tax
administrations in German or French.
Noëmi has worked in various domains, countries
and multinational teams with diverse cultural
backgrounds, which helps her to better understand the
different needs of her international clients.
Furthermore, she has broad experience working in
multi-disciplinary teams and in close relationships
with legal advisers, financial officers and auditors.
Her broad background and understanding of her
stakeholder's views and needs help her to explain
complex tax issues to non-tax specialists.
Before Noëmi joined burckhardt AG in 2015, she
practiced many years with international law firms and a
Big 4 firm where she advised international groups of
companies, private equity and venture capital
investors, financial institutions, small and medium
enterprises, real estate companies as well as private
clients on national and international tax planning,
reorganisations, acquisitions and divestments.
Noëmi is an active member of national and
international professional organisations and is
regularly engaged as an expert in the Swiss tax expert
exams. She has been appointed as Switzerland's branch
reporter for the International Fiscal Association
Congress 2018 to be held in Seoul, South Korea.
Noëmi graduated from the University of St.
Gallen in 2006 (MA HSG in law) and was admitted as a
certified tax expert in 2012. During her studies, she
spent two semesters at the University of Lausanne and
one at the ESADE Business & Law School in
Barcelona. She speaks English, German, French and