Maurus Winzap is a partner and heads the Tax Team. Maurus' practice covers all areas of domestic and international corporate taxation. He acts for a broad range of corporate and financial clients, and has developed significant expertise in planning and advising on M&A and private equity transactions, structured financings, corporate restructurings, relocations, capital market transactions, collective investment schemes and management incentive programs. Furthermore, he focuses on advice to high-net-worth individuals, family offices and companies in connection with succession and estate planning.
Maurus is a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and a Member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Tax Law Association (Swiss branch of IFA). He regularly lectures and publishes in his areas of practice.
Maurus has been recommended by several international directories such as Chambers, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers as a leading lawyer. Clients appreciate that he is 'exceptionally strong”, “very dynamic”, “commercially-minded” and “practical” (Chambers 2018).
Born in 1972, Maurus received his degree in law from the University of Zurich in 1997 and his Master of Laws from the University of Virginia in 2002. He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1999 and became a Swiss Certified Tax Expert in 2004.
Maurus speaks German and English.