Lawyers

Since 1 June 2015 the partners of WOLFF GSTOEHL BRUCKSCHWEIGER are Dr.iur. Peter Wolff, lic.iur. Martin Gstoehl, Mag.iur. Christoph Bruckschweiger, LL.M. and Dr.iur. Karl Mumelter LL.M. who are all admitted to the Liechtenstein Bar.

Dr.iur. Peter Wolff

Education / Professional experience

Studied law at the University of Vienna, Austria (Dr.iur., 1971), Bar exam (1974), legal internship with the Liechtenstein Court of First Instance and associate with a law firm in Vaduz (until 1977); attorney and partner of Advokaturbureau Ritter Wohlwend Wolff, Vaduz (1978-mid 2004); partner with Wolff Gstoehl & Partner, Vaduz (mid 2004-2010); partner with WGB since 2010.

Offices / Appointments

Member of the Liechtenstein Government (1986-1993), and of the Liechtenstein Parliament (1993-2005); Bank Ombudsman (2005-2009); Arbitrator of the Extrajudicial Arbitration Body for Financial Services (“Schlichtungsstelle für Finanzdienstleistungen”, since 2009); President of the Executive Board of AHV-IV-FAK Anstalten (2008 - 2016).

Memberships

Liechtenstein Bar Association (since 1974)

Languages

German, English

Main field of expertise

Legal advice and representation in court in all legal matters

lic.iur. Martin Gstoehl

Education / Professional experience

Studied law at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland (lic.iur., 1990); followed by internships with the Legal Service of the Liechtenstein Government and with the Court of First Instance (1990/91); employed as a legal trainee (1992-1994) and legal counsellor / trust officer (1995-2001) with DDr. Batliner & Partner, Vaduz. Bar exam and Trustee exam (1994); post graduate studies of European Business Law, Amsterdam School of International Relations, Amsterdam (1994/95); since August 2001 director / legal counsellor of Jura Trust AG, Vaduz; partner with Wolff Gstoehl & Partner (2004 - 2010); partner with WGB since 2010.

Offices / Appointments 

Vice-president (1997-2001) and President (2001-2003) of the Board of the Liechtenstein Association of Professional Trustees; Member of the Executive Committee of the Liechtenstein Red Cross (since 2001). 

Memberships 

Liechtenstein Bar Association and Liechtenstein Association of Professional Trustees (since 1995) 

Languages 

German, English, French 

Main field of expertise 

Company law and law on foundations, tax law, trust and succession law

E-Mail

gstoehl@wgb-law.li

Mag.iur. Christoph Bruckschweiger, LL.M.

Education / Professional experience

Law degree from the University of Innsbruck, Austria (Mag.iur., 1998), studied at Université de Paris (Erasmus Program 1997); internships with the the EEA Coordination Unit, Vaduz and with the Princely Court of First Instance, Vaduz; associate (2000-2004) with Ritter Wohlwend Wolff, Vaduz; Bar exam (2003); partner with Ritter & Wohlwend, Vaduz (2005-2010);  Executive Master in Property Law, LL.M., Liechtenstein 2008; partner with WGB since 2010.

Memberships   

Liechtenstein Bar Association (since 2005), Liechtenstein Arbitration Association (LIS)

Languages   

German, English, French, Spanish 

Main areas of activity   

Litigation and arbitration, foundations and trusts, insurance, asset recovery, banking & capital markets, investment funds, white collar, legal assitance in criminal matters, administrative assistance in tax matters;

E-mail

bruckschweiger@wgb-law.li

Dr. iur. Karl Mumelter, LL.M.

Education / Professional experience

Magister and Doctoral studies in law, University of Innsbruck, Austria (Mag.iur. 2004; Dr.iur. 2005); Language study visit, University of St. Petersburg, Russia (2005); Research assistant at the Department of Civil Procedure Law, University of Innsbruck; Jean-Monnet Science Award for European Law, Danube University Krems (2006); Internships with Austrian and Liechtenstein courts and with the Legal Service of the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein; Associate in Austrian and Liechtenstein law firms (2005 – 2013); Liechtenstein and Austrian (§§ 24 et. seqq. öEIRAG) bar exam (2009); LL.M. in International Business Law, University of Liverpool, U.K. (2014); partner with WGB since 2015.

Memberships   

Liechtenstein Bar Association (since 2013);

Association of Young Lawyers (since 2013)

Languages   

German, English

Main areas of activity   

Litigation and arbitration, criminal law, administrative and criminal mutual assistance law; International sales and distribution law; data protection law; E-Commerce law; life insurance law; contract and general business terms drafting; criminal asset recovery

E-Mail

mumelter@wgb-law.li

lic.iur. HSG Markus Hutter

Education / Professional experience 

Studied law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland (lic.iur.HSG, 1982); assistant for civil law at the HSG, St. Gallen (1982-1984); internships with the court and as a legal trainee in Altstätten/SG (1984-1986); licensed as an attorney and Notary Public in the Canton St. Gallen (since 1986); associate with a Marxer & Partner, Vaduz (1986-1993); executive/director (1993-2003) and legal counsellor/board member (since 2003) with Jura Trust AG, Vaduz; associate with Wolff Gstoehl & Partner, Vaduz (2004-2010); of counsel with WGB

Languages 

German, English, French, Spanish 

Memberships

STEP Swiss Trust and Estate Practitioners

Main field of expertise 

International Company Law and Law on Foundations, Tax Law, Trust and Succession Law

MLaw Stefanie Kranz

Education/Professional experience

Law degree from the Universities Neuchâtel and Lucerne, Switzerland (Bilingual Master of Law Lucerne – Neuchâtel, MLaw 2014); internship with the Liechtenstein EEA Coordination Unit, Vaduz (May 2014 – November 2014); internship with the Liechtenstein Office of Public Prosecutors and with the Liechtenstein Princely Court of First Instance, Vaduz (December 2014 – July 2015); Internship/legal assistant with the Government of Liechtenstein, Ministry for Home Affairs, Justice and Economic Affairs, Vaduz (August 2015 – May 2016); associate with WGB since June 2016.

Languages

German, English, French.

Main areas of activity

Civil law, civil procedural law, corporate- foundation and trust law, succession law, administrative law.

E-Mail

kranz@wgb-law.li

 

MLaw Larissa Majer

Education/Professional Experience

Law degree from the University of Bern ( MLaw 2015);
Internship with Wolff Gstoehl Bruckschweiger, Vaduz (August 2015 – November 2015);
internship with the Government of Liechtenstein, Ministry for Home Affairs, Justice and Economic Affairs, Vaduz (June 2016 – August 2016);
traineeship with the EFTA Surveillance Authority, Legal and Executive Affairs, Brussels (September 2016 – June 2017);
Associate with WGB since July 2017.

Languages

German and English

Main areas of practice

Civil law, civil procedure law, corporate law, EEA law, succession law, administrative law.

E-Mail

majer@wgb-law.li