Caroline L. Goette

Caroline L. Goette

lic. iur., Avvocato e Giudici Aggiunti, TEP




Telefono diretto: +41 58 658 30 79

Curriculum Vitae

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Caroline Goette is a Counsel in both Private Clients and Tax teams. She regularly counsels high net worth families on domestic and international estate and tax planning issues and acts in complex cross-border matters, including estate administration, family wealth, preservation, and as an expert TEP (trust and estate practitioner), trusts. As a member of the WLN (Women's Law Network), she is considered as one of their exclusive International estate and tax planning Law member in Geneva. Caroline also lectures on topics related to her practice and is a member of various associations, such as The Career Women's Forum (CWF), The Women of IFA Network (WIN), the Forum for lawyers specialised in Inheritance Law of the Geneva Bar Association, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Caroline L. Goette graduated from the University of Geneva in 1994 and was admitted to the Bar in 1996. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, she worked in Geneva and in the United States at major Law Firms and at the Geneva Court of Justice. In 2018, she was elected by the Geneva Parliament as an Associate Judge to the Geneva Administrative Court of First Instance. She is also a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).

Caroline Goette is registered with the Geneva Bar and is permitted to practice in all Switzerland. She is also a member of the Swiss Bar Association, the Geneva Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association. Caroline Goette is trilingual, she speaks English, French and Spanish.

Droit successoral et matrimonial Suisse

Droit successoral et matrimonial Suisse

New Swiss Inheritance Law as of 1st January 2023

Succession planning: How to adapt to the new regime implemented in 2023

Swiss Inheritance Law - Beware change is coming!

Franco- Swiss Successions: how to avoid the traps?

Selected questions of estate planning: Tax and civil law aspects

The case law rendered in 2000 by the Administrative Court

Sexual harassment in the workplace in France and in the United States

Succession planning