Philip Marcovici

Offices of Philip Marcovici

Philip Marcovici is retired from the practice of law and consults with governments, financial institutions and global families. Philip is a member of the adjunct faculty of the Singapore Management University and of the Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies.

Philip was a partner of Baker & McKenzie and joined its Hong Kong office in 1982. Philip relocated to the firm’s Zurich office in 1996. Philip has also practiced law in each of New York and Vancouver, British Columbia. Philip retired from Baker & McKenzie in 2009.

Philip received the Citywealth Magic Circle Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 and, jointly with Fritz Kaiser, the Wealth Management Innovator award in 2011 for his work in instigating the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility. In 2010 Philip received the Russell Baker Award from Baker & McKenzie in appreciation for his exceptional contributions to the firm’s Global Tax Practice. In 2013, Philip received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners. In 2016, Philip received a Lifetime Achievement Award from WealthBriefing.

Philip is a graduate of Harvard Law School and of the law school of the University of Ottawa.

Philip is the author of The Destructive Power of Family Wealth published by John Wiley & Sons in 2016.