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About Franziska Bur Bürgin

Franziska Bur Bürgin specializes in pension fund law. She advises collective foundations and company pension funds on demanding legal questions and in court proceedings. In addition, she supports employers in questions of Swiss pension fund law and international responsibility for social insurance. If requested, she serves as a legal representative on the boards of trustees of pension funds.

In tax law matters Franziska Bur Bürgin advises mainly Swiss firms on structural questions.


University of Basel (lic. iur.): 1997
Admission to the Bar: 2000
Swiss Certified Tax Expert: 2004

Professional career

Partner at VISCHER Ltd., Basel
Associate lawyer at VISCHER Ltd., Basel

Fields of activity

Swiss pension fund law
international social insurance law
national tax law


Basel Bar Association
Swiss Bar Association
Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants
Verein für BVG-Auskünfte (Association for Information on Occupational Pension Plans)
IFA, International Fiscal Association
Pro Iure
Swiss VR


Chairman of the Board of the Cantonal Supervisory Authority on Occupational Pension Funds and FoundationsLecturer on tax law for upcoming auditors, Academy of the Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax ConsultantsPro bono: Basel-Olsberg Foundation for the Handicapped (

«The more complicated a legal question, the more I enjoy it...»