Lenz & Staehelin

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Firm overview

While Lenz & Staehelin is acknowledged by most as Switzerland’s leading law firm, its connections and expertise span the globe. With over 200 lawyers, its ability to innovate and adapt to the ever-changing complexities of legal and regulatory environments in Switzerland and beyond, has attracted many of the world’s top corporations as well as private individuals.

Continuity, stability and a pragmatic understanding of the big picture have all played a significant part in the firm’s development and success – and in its ability to attract the best young talent. Swiss-orientated but globally attuned, Lenz & Staehelin is rightly recognised in Switzerland and abroad as “The world’s Swiss law firm”.

Number of partners: 43
Number of other fee earners: 171
Network memberships: International Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
Website:www.lenzstaehelin.com

Practices:

  • Asset Management
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial and Contracts
  • Competition
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Employment, Pensions and Immigration
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigations
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Private Clients
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Technology and Outsourcing

 Sectors:

  • Art
  • Construction, Infrastructure Projects
  • Consumer Goods
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Foundations and Philanthropy
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Public Sector
  • Sports
  • Telecoms

 

 

Key Contacts

Managing Partner, Zurich:
Stefan Breitenstein
stefan.breitenstein@lenzstaehelin.com

Managing Partner, Geneva/Lausanne:
Guy Vermeil
guy.vermeil@lenzstaehelin.com

Firm Rankings

Administrative & Public Law
Band 1

Arbitration
Band 1

Banking & Finance
Band 1

Capital Markets
Band 2

8.7

Capital Markets: Debt
Band 2

8.0

Capital markets: Equity
Band 1

Competition/Antitrust
Band 1

Corporate/M&A
Band 1

Data Protection
Band 1

Energy
Band 2

8.0

FinTech
Band 2

8.0

Funds
Band 1

Insurance
Band 2

8.0

IP
Band 1

IP: Patents: Contentious
Band 1

IP: Patents: Transactions
Band 3

6.0

IP: trademarks: Contentious
Band 1

IP: Trademarks: Prosecution
Band 2

8.0

Labour & Employment
Band 2

8.0

Life Sciences
Band 2

8.0

Litigation
Band 1

Private Client
Band 1

Private Wealth Law
Band 2

8.0

Real Estate
Band 1

9.0

Restructuring & Insolvency
Band 2

8.7

Sports Law
Band 1

Tax
Band 1

TMT
Band 3

7.0

White-Collar Crime
Band 2

8.0

Lawyer Rankings

Andreas Rötheli

Band Two

Corporate/M&A
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Astrid Waser

Band One

Competition/Antitrust
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Beat Kühni

Eminent

Real Estate
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Benoît Merkt

Band One

Competition/Antitrust
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Cécile Berger Meyer

Band One

Real Estate
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Daniel Schafer

Band Three

Tax
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Daniel Tunik

Band Two

Litigation
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Dominique Müller

Notable

Litigation
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Fabiano Menghini

Notable

Real Estate
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Floran Ponce

Band Four

Tax
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François Rayroux

Eminent

Capital Markets
Funds

Band Four

Banking & Finance
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Frédéric Neukomm

Band Four

Tax
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Géraldine Auberson

Notable

Private Client
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Hans-Jakob Diem

Band One

Corporate/M&A
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Harold Frey

Band One

Arbitration
Litigation
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Heini Rüdisühli

Band Three

Tax
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Jacques Iffland

Band Three

Corporate/M&A

Band Four

Capital Markets
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Jean-Blaise Eckert

Band One

Tax
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Jürg Simon

Eminent

IP
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Lara Dorigo

Band Three

IP
IP: Patents: Contentious
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Laurence Vogt Scholler

Band Three

Funds

Notable

Banking & Finance
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Lucien Masmejan

Band One

Private Client
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Lukas Morscher

Band One

Data Protection

Band Two

TMT
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Marcel Meinhardt

Eminent

Competition/Antitrust

Band One

Administrative & Public Law

Band Three

Energy
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Marcel Tranchet

Band One

Banking & Finance
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Martin Aebi

Notable

Arbitration
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Martin Burkhardt

Band Two

Litigation
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Matthias Wolf

Band Four

Corporate/M&A
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Miguel Oural

Band Two

White-Collar Crime
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Olivier Stahler

Band One

Banking & Finance

Band Two

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Pascal Hinny

Band Three

Tax
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Patrick Hünerwadel

Band One

Banking & Finance
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Patrick Schleiffer

Band One

Capital Markets
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Peter Ling

Band Five

IP
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Rayan Houdrouge

Band Two

Labour & Employment
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Roland Fischer

Band Three

Restructuring & Insolvency
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Rudolf Tschäni

Eminent

Corporate/M&A
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Shelby R du Pasquier

Eminent

Banking & Finance

Band Three

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Stephan Erni

Band Five

Corporate/M&A
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Tanja Luginbühl

Band One

Restructuring & Insolvency
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Thierry Calame

Eminent

IP

Band One

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Tino Gaberthüel

Band Four

Corporate/M&A
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Xavier Favre-Bulle

Band One

Sports Law

Band Two

Arbitration
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Press Releases

New Partners 2021

We have pleasure in announcing that Valérie Menoud and Hikmat Maleh became Partners of the firm on 1 January 2021. Dr. Valérie Menoud specializes in banking and finance law, as well as corporate law. She advises Swiss and international clients from the banking, insurance, and wealth management sectors on a wide range of issues, including regulatory, […]

27 Jan 2021

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