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Andrea Bätscher, Partner

Andrea Bätscher


Swiss Certified Tax Expert, MLaw


German, English, French, Italian

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Health and life sciences
  • Tax planning and consultancy

Practice notes

Andrea works together with Swiss and international companies as well as with Private Clients on any local or cross-border tax topics. She is specialized in company restructuring, refinancing, M&A transactions, IP management, intra-group transactions including related transfer pricing matters, set-up and management of participation plans and cross-border situations. Based on the international Tax developments she has developed an in-depth knowledge of Tax Accounting, Tax Reporting and Tax Risk Management.

Andrea is Swiss-certified tax expert and holds a master degree in Business Law from the Zurich University. She is a member of EXPERTsuisse, the national association of experts for audit, taxes and fiduciary. Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, she has set up and led the Tax Department of Ernst & Young (EY) in Basel for many years. She also has built a specialized Tax accounting team in Western Switzerland. Before joining EY, she worked for a large international accounting firm in Zurich, Berne, Western Switzerland and Ticino for over 10 years.


  • Exploration of opportunities and application of the new legislation of the Swiss tax reform and old age financing as well as the implementation of international tax rules and regulations (e.g. BEPS; Base Erosion and Profit Shifting)
  • Relocation of companies and/or their business activities into or out of Switzerland
  • Simplification of group structures and integration of new business activities
  • Issuance of Tax Due Diligence reports for M&A transactions