Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd

Legal Services | Liechtenstein
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Zollstrasse 2 | Vaduz | FL-9490 | Liechtenstein


Vaduz, Liechtenstein


Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd is a Liechtenstein-based full-service law firm with a strong focus on international matters. The firm's lawyers were trained and are qualified in several jurisdictions (Liechtenstein, New York, California, England and Wales, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany and Austria) and gained work experience abroad in some of the most prestigious international law firms. The firm is built on the aspiration to provide legal services which meet the highest international standards.

The firm was founded in 1991 as a partnership and incorporated in 2015. Over the years, the firm has grown to become one of the largest and most renowned law firms in Liechtenstein. Schurti Partners has established a solid track record of supporting clients with businesses and/or assets across the world, drawing on the support of the firm's well established networks of other leading independent law firms based in other jurisdictions.

Year this Office was Established: 1991
Lawyers Worldwide: 21
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish


Areas of Practice


The Reformed Liechtenstein Private Limited Company (GmbH)

On 1 January 2017, the Liechtenstein reform of the private limited company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung; "GmbH") entered into force. While being highly popular in many other European countries, the GmbH in the past led a merely marginal existence in Liechtenstein. The Liechtenstein Government and Legislator decided to change this by substantially enhancing the legal framework for GmbHs in a reform that does not only target SMEs but also start-up ventures and young entrepreneurs. The key features include: Simplified formation process: the new law allows the formation of a GmbH by using standard templates provided by the Liechtenstein Office for Justice...

The Liechtenstein Tax Reform

I. The Liechtenstein Tax ReformThe former Liechtenstein Tax Act dated back to 1961. It was completely revised and the new Tax Act entered into force on 1 January 2011 (hereafter referred to as "Tax Reform"). The ratio for the year 2008 between the overall tax revenues in Liechtenstein and its GDP was 16.9%. In comparison, the equivalent figure in the USA was 20.3% and 23.1% in Germany.Liechtenstein has AAA rating and is totally debt free. On the contrary, its government has reserves which exceed its one year spending budget...

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