Dr. iur. Barbara J. Walch, LL.M.

Barbara J. Walch
Dr. iur., LL.M.

Dr. Barbara Walch studied law at the University of Innsbruck and obtained her Doctorate in 2011. She further completed a Dual-Degree LL.M. in Law & Global Economy and Corporate and Financial Services Law with New York University (NYU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2009.

Before Dr. Walch founded Walch & Partner Attorneys at Law Ltd in 2019, she worked in different reputable law firms in Liechtenstein, the Permanent Liechtenstein Mission to the UN as well as a prestigious New York law firm. In 2010, Dr. Walch passed both the Liechtenstein and Austrian bar exams. In 2012 she was admitted to the New York Bar.

She complemented her legal skills with the qualification as licensed professional trustee in 2014 and served as director of a prestigious trust company from July 2017 to June 2019 before she founded her own trust companies (WALL TRUST REG., Tower Trust Company reg.) in July 2019. Dr. Walch focuses on corporate law, asset protection, estate planning, foundation, trust and tax law.

Practice Areas

  • Foundation and Trust Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Company Law
  • Tax Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Contract Law
  • Commercial Law

Admissions & Memberships

  • Bar examination: Liechtenstein Bar, May 2010
  • Austria (“EIRAG” supplementary examination), August 2010
  • New York Bar, admitted since May 2012
  • Trustee examination: Liechtenstein, December 2014
  • Member of the Liechtenstein Bar Association “Rechtsanwaltskammer”
  • Member of the Liechtenstein Association of Trustees “Treuhandkammer”

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Education

  • Leopold-Franzens-Universität, Innsbruck, Austria
    Doctor iuris, March 2011
    Magistra iuris, July 2006
  • New York University School of Law & National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Dual Degree LL.M. in Law & the Global Economy (NYU) and Corporate and Financial Services Law (NUS), May / June 2009

 
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Barbara J. Walch

Barbara J. Walch
Dr. iur., LL.M.

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