Benjamin Malek is a trainee lawyer in the tax department of Walder Wyss. His areas of practice include most aspects of domestic and international tax law.
Benjamin Malek studied at the University of Lausanne, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in law. Benjamin also read tax law at the University of Oxford (MSc in Taxation, Field Court Tax Chambers Scholar). In 2019, he obtained a Certificate of Advanced Legal Studies (École d'avocature) at the University of Geneva. Benjamin is also currently pursuing a doctorate (PhD) in international tax law at the University of Lausanne.
Prior to joining Walder Wyss, he worked as a Research Associate at the University of Lausanne. Benjamin Malek has extensively published in the fields of international and Swiss tax law, and has received several awards for his research: the OREF Prize (1st laureate) in 2018 awarded by the West Switzerland Tax experts association, a Faculty Prize for his master’s thesis (2018) and the 2023 IFA President YIN Award.
Benjamin Malek primarily advises clients in French and English, he speaks Italian as well.