Speaker

LYUBOMIR GEORGIEV

BAKER MCKENZIE ZURICH

Partner

Lyubomir Georgiev has practiced law since 2003 in US and in Switzerland and has assisted banks, insurance companies, fiduciaries, and high net worth individuals with their US, UK, Swiss and other legal questions in various jurisdictions in Liechtenstein, the European Union and globally. 

Lyubomir participated in the negotiations of the special arrangements between the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein and the UK tax authority HMRC on voluntary disclosure under the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF), tax compliance certification and tax information exchange under the bilateral agreement.  He heads the firm’s wealth management knowledge management & training in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) as well as the US Tax and Wealth Management practice in Zurich and the US Tax practice in Geneva. Previously Lyubomir has been a member of the EMEA Wealth Management Steering Committee and has worked in Washington, DC and New York.

He is admitted to practice in Washington, DC; US Tax Court; England and Wales; and Switzerland as a foreign-qualified solicitor.  Lyubomir has been recommended as a foreign expert in Chambers Global since 2012 in practice areas such as: UK tax, UK private clients, US private clients, Liechtenstein tax, and Liechtenstein general business law.