Guido Meier


Dr. iur., attorney at law

guido.meier@meier-kieber.li
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Personal data

  • Born on January 8, 1948, in Vaduz, Liechtenstein
  • Liechtenstein citizen
  • Resident in Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Education

  • Liechtenstein grammar school in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, with school leaving examination (1968)
  • Studies in economic and political sciences at the University of Tampa, USA (1968-1969)
  • Studies in law at the University of Basel, Switzerland, with a degree of licentiatus iuris (lic. iur., 1973)
  • Doctoral studies in law at the University of Basel, Switzerland, with a degree of Doctor iuris (Dr. iur., 1977)
  • Liechtenstein Bar examination (1979)
  • Admission to the register of the Liechtenstein Bar (1979)

Professional activities

  • Trainee with the Princely Court of first instance, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (1975)
  • Legal associate in former law firm Dr. iur. Ivo Beck, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (1978)
  • Attorney at law and co-owner of former law firms under differing styles, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (1979-2004)
  • Attorney at law and co-owner of former law firm Meier Attorneys at Law, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (2004-2008)
  • Attorney at law, co-owner and member of the board of directors of Meier & Kieber Attorneys at Law Ltd., Vaduz, Liechtenstein (since 2008)

Other activities

  • Member of the board of trustees of Allgemeines Treuunternehmen, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (1980-2015)
  • Member of the Constitutional Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (1984-1993)
  • President of Liechtenstein-Institut, Bendern, Liechtenstein (since 1986)
  • President of the Liechtenstein board of examination for attorneys at law (1987-1993)
  • Member of the Liechtenstein Parliament, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (1993-1997)
  • Vice-president of the board of directors of VP Bank AG, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (2001-2016)
  • President of the board of trustees of Allgemeines Treuunternehmen, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (2002-2015)

Language skills
German, English and French

Membership
Liechtenstein Bar Association, Triesen, Liechtenstein

Main practice areas
Company law, foundation law, trust law, asset planning, arbitration, private international law, banking law

Publications

  • 'Grundstatut und Sonderankündigung im IPR des liechtensteinischen Gesellschaftsrechtes - erläutert anhand ausländischer Kollisionsrechtslehre und -praxis‘ (doctoral dissertation dated June 25, 1977, published in 1979 in an amended form as booklet 27 of the series of publications of the Institute for International Law and International Relations at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel, Switzerland)
  • ‘The Trust in the Liechtenstein Law on Persons and Companies’ (published in ‘Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions’, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., London, England, 2010)