Firm Profile

Header Image for Lenz & Staehelin

Lenz & Staehelin

Law Firm of the Year Badge

Headquarters

Brandschenkestrasse 24
Zürich CH-8027
Switzerland
0041 58 450 80 00

Firm Details

Firm Overview:

With over 200 lawyers and offices in three major economic centres, Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest law firms in Switzerland. Known for its high professional standards, the firm provides its domestic and international clients with a full range of services in the main areas of law. It is ranked amongst the leading practitioners in business law.

Main Areas of Practice:

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

Management

Stefan Breitenstein
Managing Partner Zurich
Guy Vermeil
Managing Partner Geneva/Lausanne

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Banking and Finance Law in Switzerland (2021)
  • Litigation in Switzerland (2021)
  • Antitrust/Competition Law in Switzerland (2020)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Switzerland with 46 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Arbitration and Mediation with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Insolvency and Reorganization Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Investment Funds with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Wealth Management Practice with 4 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Genève with 21 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Genève in Banking and Finance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Genève in Corporate Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Genève in Investment Funds with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Genève in Tax Law with 4 lawyers

"Law Firm of the Year"

Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2021 Switzerland
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2020 Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin has received the following "Law Firm of the Year" accolades. Only one firm in a practice area is awarded this top honor each year:
  • Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" awards:
    • Banking and Finance Law - 2021
    • Litigation - 2021
    • Antitrust/Competition Law - 2020
      • Lenz & Staehelin was named the 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" in Switzerland for the firm's work in Antitrust and Competition Law.  Best Lawyers' CEO Phillip Greer interviewed partner Marcel Meinhardt to discuss the firm's success over the past year.  Read the full interview here: A Studied Neutrality.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Asset Finance Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Debt and Equity
  • Derivatives
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Family Law
  • Financial Institutions
  • Fund Registrations
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Investment Funds
  • Investment Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Outsourcing Law
  • Patent
  • Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Practice
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Trademark
  • Trusts and Estates

Office Locations

Switzerland

Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

Route de Chêne 30

Geneva CH-1211

Switzerland

0041 58 450 70 00

Get Directions

Lausanne, Switzerland

Avenue de Rhodanie 58

Lausanne CH-1007

Switzerland

0041 58 450 70 00

Get Directions

Zürich, Switzerland

Brandschenkestrasse 24

Zürich CH-8027

Switzerland

0041 58 450 80 00

Get Directions