Ruth Bloch-Riemer is a Partner in the tax department of Bär & Karrer AG. Her practice focuses on domestic and international tax law. She regularly advises Swiss and foreign high net worth individuals in all taxation matters. In particular, she supports clients with regard to wealth and succession planning, the structuring of charitable contributions, questions in the context of the taxation of art and artists, and questions within the field of the domestic and international structuring and coordination of their pension and social security. Ruth Bloch-Riemer serves as an expert for the oral Swiss tax expert examinations. She frequently teaches and speaks at national and international conferences and publishes regularly in her field. She is a member of various bodies, including the international Fiscal Association Swiss Branch and the STEP Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Ruth Bloch-Riemer was awarded Gold as 'Lawyer of the Year, Switzerland' at the IFC Awards 2023 as well as the Rising Star Award 2019 by Euromoney Legal Media Group and listed as a Rising Star in Tax in the Legal Media Group's Expert Guides 2021 and 2022. She has been acknowledged by Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020 and 2021 as "Up and Coming", ranking her as a driver of the firms growth and working towards an established reputation in the market and has been ranked Band 4 in private wealth law by Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2022.