Our Team

Behind Lexpert Partners is a team of highly motivated and experienced people. Our main goal is to support our clients on their journey and make it as simple and smooth as possible for them to be compliant with applicable laws and regulations.

Elmar Meyer
CEO & Founder

Elmar’s areas of specialization include advising Swiss and foreign banks, asset managers, family offices and crypto-related businesses in all legal and regulatory areas. He also advises and assists HNW individuals in their (often cross-border) asset and estate planning. Before founding Lexpert Partners, Elmar was founding partner of GHM Partners, a legal and tax advisory firm in Zug. Before that, he headed the legal and compliance department of Julius Baer in Dubai, serving on its management committee and acting as a member of the board for Julius Baer in Cairo. Elmar also serves on the board on a number of major asset management companies in Switzerland.

Stefan Schait
Partner

Stefan has extensive experience in advising Swiss and foreign banks and asset managers in regulatory and compliance matters, particularly regarding Know Your Client (KYC) as well as Anti-Money Laundering (AML). In addition, he had the opportunity to lead numerous outsourcing mandates for various financial service providers. Prior to joining Lexpert Partners, Stefan was a Senior Manager with a focus on regulatory and compliance topics for a Swiss consulting firm. Before that, he was part of Deloitte’s Financial Services Transformation practice. Stefan also held the position of Deputy Head Legal & Compliance for the Swiss asset manager RobecoSAM and previously to that, worked as a Compliance Officer for the Swiss private bank Clariden Leu. Initially, he kicked off his career as a lawyer at a Swiss corporate law firm.

Hartmut Birkner
Senior Advisor

Hartmut has extensive experience in advising Swiss banks, securities firms, management companies, collective and external asset managers in regulatory and compliance matters, specifically with regard to licensing, regulatory change, M&A as well as legal entity optimizations. He was previously Global COO of Regulatory Affairs and Head of Regulatory Affairs Switzerland at Credit Suisse, serving on the Regulatory Affairs and, following a re-structuring, the Compliance management committees. Before that, he was Head of Risk & Regulatory Assurance at Deloitte Switzerland and held various executive positions at Wegelin and related companies.

Justrista Meyer
COO

Justrista has extensive experience as operational manager and oversees the day to day administration and operational functions of Lexpert Partners AG. Besides this, Justrista assists our clients in several languages and also oversees our firm's marketing activites.

Oliver Dätwyler
Senior Associate

Oliver has great variety of extensive experience in advising Private Clients and Collective Investment Schemes in multiple jurisdictions in structural, transactional, legal and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Lexpert Partners, Oliver was a client advisor and legal counsel at a Swiss Fund Manager/ManCo where he was advising on setting up and running collective investment schemes in various jurisdictions as well as initiating business developments in order to source new clients.

Before that he was acting as Relationship Manager for UHNWI and Family Offices for various Swiss banks. He originally started his career as a regulatory specialist at KPMG before joining Credit Suisse/major Swiss Bank as Legal Counsel for OTC Derivates, SLB, REPO, Precious Metals Trading and Private Label Funds.

Sandra Kobel
Head of Marketing

Sandra has worked for the largest media houses in Switzerland. Equipped with an EMBA in digital Marketing, she has a strong track record in successful campaigns for advertisers in Switzerland. Her work has focused on new business models as well as ecosystem and innovation management. She founded www.zealy.ch in 2021, offering CMO as a service to Startups and SME. Proudly offering her services to Lexpert Partners, as their CMO as a service.

Pina Jimenez
Head Accounting

Through many years of professional experience with different accountancy firms have enabled Pina to establish an effective professional network within Switzerland and abroad. Pina manages assignments for small and medium-sized enterprises and provides services in the fields of fiduciary, accounting and HR administration. She also provides comprehensive advice and assistance on tax matters to companies and individuals. She has a long-term professional background that demonstrates her skills providing expert consulting to clients who require individual solutions. In addition, she runs her own accountancy office and lectures at established vocational colleges.

Cédric Noser
Senior Associate

Cédric advises participants in the financial markets in a variety of regulatory matters, with a particular focus on Swiss (to-be) regulated financial intermediaries. The broad range of aspects covered include compliance set-up and monitoring, risk management, directives and internal control board and regulatory audits. Before starting his career at Lexpert Partners, Cedric served as Head of Legal & Compliance and deputy head of risk committee at Belvédère Asset Management AG and former to that he worked as Head of Legal & Compliance at Interesta AG based in Glarus.

Nicole Nikoloski
Senior Associate

Nicole has extensive experience in advising Swiss banks and ensuring their supervision. She advises financial institutions, family offices and companies in all legal and regulatory affairs, specifically with regard to compliance matters. Beside this, Nicole assists our clients in several languages. Before starting her career at Lexpert Partners, Nicole worked as Legal Counsel for a Swiss bank. Before that, she was Enforcement Specialist at FINMA and Associate in the Banking & Finance Division at Lenz & Staehelin AG.

Our Core Values

Values

Focus

All our partners and employees have worked in the financial industry at some point in time. We focus on what we know best, this is where we add value. When necessary we ensure that we get the best experts in the industry involved, thanks to our first-class network of trusted specialists in their respective fields, both locally and globally.

Client Centricity

The interest of our clients is at the heart of what we do. We live by that principle and want to deliver “wow”, time and time again

Transparency

 Know what to expect and when to expect it. We communicate our costs and time frames openly before initiating our work. Whenever possible, we work with fixed prices or budgets in order to ensure cost security and efficiency of service for our clients

Entrepreneurial Thinking

Given our practical know how and experience in the financial industry, we understand the business of our clients. This is why we understand the impact of our advise to our client’s business and help them find the best solution for any given situation

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Open Positions

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Risk&Compliance Officer Outsourcing (60-100%)

Are you a (L)Expert in Compliance with practical experience in the banking or external asset manager area? Are you driven and passionate to help our clients to manage their Risk & Compliance needs? Become part of our family and deliver “wow” to our clients. We are looking for a self-motivated, pragmatic and passionate Compliance Officer who can manage our growing base of Compliance Outsourcing clients. If you have a Swiss law degree (MLaw or lic.iur.), are fluent in English and German, we look forward to receiving your application.

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Discover our Services

Licensing - Getting Regulated
Outsourcing Risk & Compliance
KYC Reviews & Assessments
Training
Private Clients & Family Offices
Investment Structuring
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