Schellenberg Wittmer

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Firm Overview:
Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading Swiss business law firms. Over 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm offers a comprehensive range of services from focused advice to project management, for local or foreign companies and high net worth individuals. Schellenberg Wittmer’s Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia- Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

Main Areas of Practice:

Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration:
Advising in all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration, including full representation in proceedings, pre-litigation case assessment and ADR solutions, provisional and interim measures, asset tracing, as well as enforcement of arbitral awards and court judgments. Members of the group frequently sit as arbitrator.

Banking & Finance:
Advising Swiss and foreign banks, borrowers, insurance companies, fund managers and other financial institutions on the full range of legal and regulatory matters, from syndicated lending and acquisition finance to OTC transactions, structured products and prudential rules.

Capital Markets:
As authorised representatives at the six Swiss Exchange, working with domestic and foreign issuers on all aspects of Swiss equity and debt capital markets transactions, including IPOs, rights offerings, convertibles, share buy-backs, derivatives programs, bond and note issues and public tender offers.

Corporate & Commercial:
Assisting companies in all corporate and commercial matters including the establishment of businesses and corporate governance; assisting clients in drafting/ negotiating all contracts related to their businesses.

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture Capital:
Advising on public takeovers, private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs and restructurings, assisting with seed/expansion capital, management buy-outs/buy-ins, pre-IPO investments and various aspects of asset management for private equity and venture capital.

Assisting in all employment-related matters, i.e. employment documentation, labour litigation, residence and labour permits, employee participation schemes, severance packages, etc.

Advising companies and individuals on Swiss tax law, including double taxation treaties and VAT, acting as counsel in tax litigation, as well as extensive experience in tax enforcement matters.

Private Clients & Estates:
Working with individuals and families in the global planning and structuring of their private and business assets to ensure an efficient wealth structure and enable a smooth succession from one generation to the next; representing clients in estate and trust disputes.

Restructuring & Insolvency:
Assisting creditors and companies in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings as well as complex insolvency matters; serving as court or FINMA-appointed trustees, liquidators and receivers.

Trade & Transport:
Providing support in all aspects of trade and transport, including sales and import/export contracts, trade finance, marine/cargo insurance, maritime/aviation/ land transportation and ship/aircraft finance.

Real Estate & Construction:
Assisting on all issues relating to real estate and environment, including finding the best financing and investment structure, negotiating/drafting contracts to lease, purchase or sell Swiss real estate, planning/developing construction projects, contract management.

Representation in insurance and reinsurance-related litigation and arbitration; advising on all aspects of insurance law, including the establishment, relocation, conduct and run-off of (re-)insurance relating to activities in and from Switzerland and regulatory issues.

Intellectual Property & IT:
Advising on all areas of intellectual property, including drafting/negotiating agreements and representing clients in litigation and arbitration; assisting in structuring/negotiating IT projects and in drafting all related contracts.

Competition & Antitrust:
Advising comprehensively on merger control and the impact of Swiss and EU competition law on client commercial practices and agreements; representing clients in administrative proceedings brought by the Swiss Competition Commission.

White-Collar Crime & Compliance:
Representing companies or officers unwillingly involved in criminal investigations and proceedings; leading large scale internal investigations; advice regarding international assistance between foreign and domestic law enforcement authorities and all aspects of compliance.

Sports, Arts & Entertainment:
Advising collectors, museums, auction houses, galleries, artists, insurers, etc. in all matters relating to art works or entire collections, including sale, loan and consignment, import/export, copyrights, insurance as well as litigation; advising sports organisations, athletes and sponsors as well as media companies in all matters related to their businesses. The firm also represents clients both in prosecution and defence, in high-stake cross-border arbitration matters before various adjudicatory bodies of many sports federations, as well as before CAS. This includes violations of the WADA code, issues with media rights and sponsorship agreements, unfair competition and dismissal claims, large-scale corruption investigations, and highly disputed bids for hosting major sports events.

Life Sciences:
Advising in all aspects of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and food law, including regulatory and contractual matters such as licensing and R&D agreements; assisting clients in health law, medical malpractice and product liability matters.

Blockchain Technologies & Fintech:
Multidisciplinary and integrated team advising clients looking to take full advantage of the high potential of blockchain technology, Areas advised on include crowd-funding (preliminary analysis and set-up), incorporation of legal entities in Switzerland, initial coin offering setup, smart contracts, data protection and transaction security, tax implications, dispute resolution.

Hotels & Leisure:
Counsel to hotel chains and investors on all legal matters in the hospitality industry including acquisitions, disposals, developments, construction, litigation and M&A, leasing and operation.

International Work:
Schellenberg Wittmer has long-standing international experience in all of the practice areas. The firm advises on large-scale international M&A and finance transactions, and handles international litigation and arbitration. It has recently advised international clients on various cross-border acquisitions and recapitalisations, debt and equity capital market transactions, on establishing internationally active investment funds and on the structuring of relocations of corporate world headquarters to Switzerland.

The firm’s clients include large and medium sized domestic and international businesses from a wide range of sectors including public and private, banks and financial institutions, industries, insurances, IT and telecommunications, life sciences, etc. The firm also advises private individuals and wealthy families from all over the world.

Managing Partner: Philipp Bärtsch
Number of partners worldwide: 44 Number of other lawyers worldwide: 116
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Key Contacts

Philipp Bärtsch, LL.M., Managing Partner 

Firm Rankings

Administrative & Public Law
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Banking & Finance
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Capital Markets
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Capital Markets: Debt
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Capital markets: Equity
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Capital Markets: Structured Finance
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Data Protection
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IP: Patents
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IP: Patents: Contentious
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IP: Patents: Transactions
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IP: Trademarks
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IP: trademarks: Contentious
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Labour & Employment
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Life Sciences
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Private Client
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Private Wealth Law
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Real Estate
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Restructuring & Insolvency
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Sports Law
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White-Collar Crime
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Press Releases

Schellenberg Wittmer Marks 10 Years In Singapore

Continues to grow international arbitration services in Singapore, Asian markets Top-tier Swiss law firm Schellenberg Wittmer announced that its Singapore office – which also functions as a regional hub – marked 10 years of presence in Singapore. Over this period, it has grown its international arbitration business while assisting clients with inbound and outbound investments. […]

18 Sep 2023
Caster Semenya successful before European Court of Human Rights

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11 Aug 2023
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09 Aug 2023
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Acted as co-counsel for Sosei Heptares

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07 Aug 2023
Advised Santhera on the sale of its Raxone®/Idebenone business

Schellenberg Wittmer advised Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG on the sale of its Raxone®/idebenone business for all indications worldwide to Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. The transaction replaces the existing license agreement between the two companies entered into in 2019. Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, Chiesi acquired all assets and certain liabilities related to idebenone in […]

07 Aug 2023
Advises Sentinal Group on financing of European helicopter leasing platform

Schellenberg Wittmer advised Sentinal Leasing AG on its latest ordinary capital increase with a total issue amount of CHF 20 million as well as on the financing of investments by its two Irish subsidiaries, Sentinal Leasing One Ltd and Sentinal Leasing Two Ltd, aimed at establishing a European helicopter leasing platform. The platform focuses on […]

10 Jul 2023
Advised Swisscanto Private Equity on the Series B financing of Distran

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10 Jul 2023
Advises OC Oerlikon on bond issuance

Schellenberg Wittmer advised OC Oerlikon on its placement of CHF 340 million dual-tranche senior unsecured bonds. OC Oerlikon, a global leader in surface engineering, polymer processing and additive manufacturing, has successfully placed two series of senior unsecured bonds consisting of CHF 220 million 2.875% bonds due in 2026 and CHF 120 million 3.250% bonds due […]

06 Jun 2023
Advised Geneva based Thematica SA in obtaining its FINMA license

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06 Jun 2023
Advises CargoRoll in a secured EUR 135 million financing transaction

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06 Apr 2023
Schellenberg Wittmer advises Credit Suisse on its strategic partnership with Taurus

Schellenberg Wittmer advised Credit Suisse on its strategic partnership with Taurus and on its investment as lead investor in Taurus’ Series B financing round. Taurus is the leading digital asset infrastructure provider for financial institutions in Europe. The strategic partnership with Taurus is a cornerstone of the Swiss Bank division’s digital assets strategy with the […]

28 Feb 2023
Schellenberg Wittmer advises Axpo on the sale of its stake in Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)

Schellenberg Wittmer advised Axpo Solutions AG on the sale of its 5% stake in Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to TAP’s shareholders Enagás and Fluxys for EUR 210 million. Fluxys acquires 1% and Enagás 4%. The transaction is subject to customary conditions and closing is expected in the second half of 2023. TAP operates the natural […]

03 Feb 2023
Julie Raneda becomes Managing Director of Schellenberg Wittmer Pte Ltd in Singapore

Schellenberg Wittmer is pleased to announce Julie Raneda as the new Managing Director of the firm’s Singapore office. Julie, a leading arbitration practitioner, takes over this role from Christopher Boog, who has been the Managing Director in Singapore for the past six years. Christopher will continue to split his time between the Singapore and Zurich […]

03 Feb 2023
Schellenberg Wittmer advised IFF on the sale of its savory solutions business to PAI Partners

Schellenberg Wittmer acted as Swiss legal counsel to International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) on the sale of its savory solutions business to PAI Partners (PAI). The transaction values the business at approximately $900 million which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2023, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. […]

03 Jan 2023
Schellenberg Wittmer advised 50% shareholders of Schätzle Group on sale of their share

The Alfred Schätzle family sold its 50% participation in the Schätzle Group, a local group of energy companies and part of the AVIA network, to the Robert Schätzle family, now holding 100% of the Schätzle Group. Schellenberg Wittmer advised the Alfred Schätzle family in this transaction. The team was led by Oliver Triebold (overall lead, Corporate/M&A) and […]

03 Jan 2023
Schellenberg Wittmer advised the sellers in the tie-up of sustainability consultancy leader Quantis with BCG

Schellenberg Wittmer acted as lead counsel to the shareholders in the cross-border sale of sustainability consultancy leader Quantis International SA to The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. Quantis was founded in 2006 and has since grown to more than 250 environmental experts and transformation specialists primarily based in Europe and the U.S. Our team consisted of Christoph Vonlanthen (overall […]

03 Oct 2022
Schellenberg Wittmer launches ESG Practice Group and ESG Disputes Reporter

Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) considerations are becoming a top priority for businesses across all sectors, and are on the agenda of every board member, executive, in-house counsel and compliance officer. As a leading Swiss business law firm, Schellenberg Wittmer has been following this trend closely. Our lawyers have extensive experience in helping businesses navigate […]

01 Sep 2022
Schellenberg Wittmer advises Julius Baer Group Ltd on its sale of Fransad Gestion SA

Schellenberg Wittmer advised Julius Baer Group Ltd on its sale of Fransad Gestion SA, a major Swiss independent wealth manager, to the management team of the independent wealth manager (MBO) and an industrial partner. The transaction, which was executed on 1 June 2022, follows the decision of Julius Baer to reduce the complexity of its […]

28 Jun 2022
Schellenberg Wittmer advises Credaris AG on its acquisition of credit intermediary Milenia SA

Schellenberg Wittmer advised Credaris AG on its purchase of credit intermediary Milenia SA. The acquisition will create a new player in the consumer loan market with around 80 employees in Zurich and Lausanne arranging an annual loan volume of approximately CHF 400 million Read more

28 Jun 2022
Switzerland – Schellenberg Wittmer wins “Law Firm of the Year

Schellenberg Wittmer has been recognized as law firm of the year: Switzerland, at The Lawyer European Awards 2021 for the second year in a row. This marks a prestigious win and a wonderful conclusion to the firm’s 20 years celebrations. Schellenberg Wittmer was awarded by the jury for its market position and constant striving for […]

22 Dec 2021
Schellenberg Wittmer New Partner and Counsel

We are extremely pleased and proud to announce Grégoire Tribolet as Partner in our Banking & Finance practice, Giulia Marchettini as Counsel in our Dispute Resolution practice, and Katherine Bell as Counsel in our Dispute Resolution and Construction practices, as of 1 January 2021. Grégoire Tribolet specializes in banking & finance, and advises banks, asset managers […]

18 Jan 2021
Schellenberg Wittmer wins “Law Firm of the Year – Switzerland” at The Lawyer European Awards 2020

Schellenberg Wittmer has been recognized as law firm of the year: Switzerland, at The Lawyer European Awards 2020. This marks a prestigious win, accompanying the firm also celebrating its 20 year anniversary of high-standing in the legal market , – consistent with the awards that celebrate excellence across the European legal market. Leading firms across […]

18 Jan 2021

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