Chambers Europe

“solid experience advising on tax structuring pertaining to corporate transactions as well as tax-related litigation”

Chambers Europe

“very hands-on, experienced, straight to the point and a quick thinker”

Chambers Europe

“able to recognise issues very fast and to find solutions”

Chambers Global

“a brilliant lawyer”

Chambers Global

“very effective”

Chambers Global

“stands out for his strong technical expertise and ability to organise a team”

Chambers Global

“very straightforward and to the point”

Michael Nordin

Dr. Michael Nordin, LL.M.

Partner, Certified Tax Expert

+41 44 215 9386

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Melanie Berger


Michael Nordin is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office, where he heads the taxation group. Michael focuses on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings, and those related to financing and capital markets. Generally, Michael has a strong focus on the Finance Industry. In addition, he also advises high net worth individuals (HNWI).  Further, Michael conducts Internal Corporate Investigations focusing on tax related matters.


  • Counsel to a large bank on an internal business reorganization including the negotiation of the tax treatment of an offshore structure with the tax administration
  • Counsel to a multinational Swiss company in a major acquisition and reorganization
  • Representation of a large Swiss financial institution in major tax litigation
  • Representing a multinational family in a complex tax dispute, including the coordination with foreign advisers and tax authorities


Professional Experience
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Tax Manager in the Tax department of a Swiss bank
Tax Manager of two international "Big 4" firms
Associate in a Zurich business law firm
Education and Admission
Swiss Certified Tax Expert
LL.M. in International Taxation, New York University
Dr. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen
Bar Admission in Switzerland
lic. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen

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