Your issue, our solution.

Welcome to Bloch Law Offices, one of the most well-respected  law firms in Lugano, Switzerland.

30th Anniversary

Since 1987 Bloch Law Offices has been successfully operating in many different areas of legal practice for a wide range of national and international clients.
While proving a valuable experience to its clients, the firm has gained a solid and strong reputation as a reliable and trusted partner for many different companies and individuals.


We advise and assist on all kinds of administrative regulations, including residence permits for foreigners, social and employee welfare law, insurance law, health law and environmental law, as well as applications for government subsidies for companies wishing to operate in or outside Switzerland.


We assist our clients with regard to negotiating and drafting agreements of all kinds. We set a strong focus on all aspects related to inheritance law and in the context of estate and related tax planning, including the setting up of trusts and Swiss or foreign foundations and other appropriate vehicles.


The firm has expertise in every area relating to the purchase and sale of real estate assets, both within and outside Switzerland, in addition to residential or commercial building projects. Having among its members public notaries, the firm is able to draw up and properly finalise all kinds of agreements in this field. 


We offer, as well, all notarial services in the context of or in relation to estate and successoral matters, real estate or commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, establishment of companies, branches or other entities.


We act for our clients in all areas of national and international litigation relating to commercial contracts, corporate disputes, banking, insurance, estates, trusts, tort, intellectual property, information technology, real estate, construction, trade, transportation and sports, the aforesaid in respect of private, public as well as criminal law, in front of Swiss courts, arbitral tribunal, as well as any other decision making body, as well as in the context of international legal assistance.


We represent clients in arbitration proceedings and act as arbitrators (chairman, sole arbitrator or party appointed) in national and international disputes governed by the main procedural rules or organisations (e.g. ICC, Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (Swiss Rules)), as well as ad hoc procedures.

Private Clients

Bloch Law Offices is a niche Firm. During the last 10 years we have focused on the needs of our international clients, providing both corporate clients and high net worth individuals with one-to-one tailor-made comprehensive and expert advice on Swiss and international related issues in relation with moving to or operating within Switzerland.
Following recent developments in the international scene, Switzerland is becoming one of the most desired and attractive location worldwide, where to live and work, due to the high level of security, political stability, top level of all services, including education and health.
Accordingly, we have experienced a surge of needed advice by international clients to locate in this country.
We particularly advise on taking up of residence in Switzerland and lump-sum taxation schemes by high net worth individuals and wealthy families located in 5 continents, thanks also to our ability to fully communicate in several languages.
We advise on wealth planning, Family Office and succession related issues, on all aspects of family and inheritance law and we act as executors.
We have particular expertise in the field of international estate planning, immigration law and purchase of real estate be it residential, commercial or for holiday purposes.
Our clients appreciate the fact that we are always available and ready to respond swiftly.

The strategy to success is to know that we can succeed together.

Renato L. Bloch

Attorney & Notary Public

The passion that I nurture in the practice of law, finds its pique and highest value in the contact that I have with my clients.  

I can't find better joy in representing them and to dedicate my experience in solving their problems and supporting their needs.

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