Per PROD'HOM, Certified Tax Expert

Practice areas:
    French, English, German, Swedish
Bar admission

Geneva Bar (1993)

Contact details

+41 22 702 15 15

+41 22 702 14 44

Per Prod’hom is in charge of tax advice to companies and individuals, including, among others, issues related to direct taxes, VAT, international taxation, real estate taxation, other indirect taxes, tax litigation, estate planning and taxation of employees.


  • Swiss Tax Expert diploma, 1998
  • University of Geneva (DEA EU Law, 1995)
  • University of Geneva (Master of Laws, 1990)
  • University of Geneva (Master of Science in Economics, 1988)

Positions Held

  • Partner, PYTHON (2014 to date)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of Swiss Western Tax Experts Association (2003 to date)
  • Member of the Jury of the OREF prize for tax practitioners (2007 to date)
  • Teacher at the Executive Master of Avance Studies in International taxation, Lausanne (2014 to date)
  • Teacher at the LL.M Tax Geneva (2011 to date)
  • Tax partner at Baker & McKenzie, Geneva (1997-2014)
  • Teacher to the future tax experts at the Swiss Tax Academy (1999-2010)
  • Tax consultant at Deloitte SA (1994-1997)
  • Personal assistant of Mr. Gilles Petitpierre, senator, Swiss senate (1994)
  • Law clerk, Combe De Bavier & De Senarclens (1991-1993)
  • Auditor, KPMG Zurich (1990-1991)


  • Geneva Bar
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Swiss Association of Certified Tax Experts
  • Swiss chamber of Audit, Tax and Fiduciary


  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2017

Selected Publications

  • Les procedures en droit fiscal, Haupt, 2015 (book, co-author)
  • La TVA en pratique, 4th edition, 2015 (book)
  • La jurisprudence fiscale du Tribunal fédéral en 2013, Revue de jurisprudence neuchâteloise, 2014 (co-author)
  • New practice of the VAT authorities in registering taxpayers, Tax Planning international, Indirect Taxes, 2013
  • Real Estate Taxation in Europe, Baker&McKenzie, 2013 (co-author)
  • European Tax Transaction guide, Switzerland, Baker&McKenzie, 2013 (co-author)
  • Swiss VAT invoicing requirements, LawInContext, 2013
  • La TVA en pratique, 3rd edition, 2010 (book)
  • The parliament revised the Swiss VAT Law – Expected changes for 2010, Tax Plannig International, Indirect Taxes, 2010
  • Les procedures en droit fiscal, Haupt, 2005 (book, co-author)
  • EU is changing its place of taxation of services. Should Switzerland follow?, Expert-Comptable suisse, 2005 (co-author)
  • Stock Option Plans – Draft Swiss Legislation, BNA International, 2004
  • Assainissements et autres contributions des actionnaires ou des proches, Revue de Droit administratif et fiscal, 2003
  • Swiss Tax Developments, Tax Notes International, 2003
  • Le projet d’imposition des plans d’options de collaborateurs, Expert-Comptable suisse, 2003
  • Les questions formelles liées aux services immatériels, Expert-Comptable suisse, 2002
  • La notion de destinataire des services immatériels, Expert-Comptable suisse, 2002
  • La définition des services immatériels, Expert-Comptable suisse, 2002
  • The VAT issues regarding the holding and sale of shares, Expert-Comptable suisse, 2000
  • La TVA des services bancaires et financiers: la déduction remise en question, Helbing & Lichtenhahn, 1999 (book)

PYTHON creates tax-efficient structures and reorganisation solutions for clients, while also being able to represent them in negotiations regarding tax rulings. Structuring partner Per Prod’Hom, who handles both corporate and private client matters, is one of the practice heads.


Legal 500 EMEA 2019


Per Prod’hom has recent experience advising on tax litigation and the tax aspects of restructuring. He also focuses on advising private clients, including high net worth individuals.


Chambers Europe Guide 2018 and Chambers Global Guide 2018


Partner Per Prod’hom is an expert in corporate taxation, VAT and private client tax matters. One impressed client states: “I have been very happy with his performance and he is an outstanding professional.”


Chambers Europe Guide 2017 and Chambers Global Guide 2017