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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Headquarters

Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box 1236
Zürich 8034
Switzerland
41 58 658 58 58

Firm Details

 

Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms. We specialize in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Our clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

We are a dynamic law firm with flat management structures and a very friendly atmosphere. The team of more than 180 legal experts – all of whom with a high level of professional qualifications, international experience and excellent knowledge in many languages – is augmented by approximately 100 employees working in support functions.

Growth and a close relationship to our clients are the factors that determine our success. Walder Wyss was established in Zurich in 1972 and has since grown continuously. With offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano, we provide our clients with seamless one-stop-shop, personalised and high quality services in all language regions of Switzerland.

Our strong national and international network of correspondents and partners from a broad range of disciplines are selected according to the highest standards of professional competence.

 

Management

Johannes A. Bürgi
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner
Luc Defferrard
lic. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner
Hans Rudolf Trüeb
Prof. Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner
Reto Vonzun
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner
Florian Gunz Niedermann
lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner

Demographics

Partners

Women: 3

Men: 45

Of Counsel

Women: 1

Men: 11

Associates

Women: 37

Men: 43

Other Lawyers

Men: 11

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Information Technology Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Intellectual Property Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Outsourcing Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Real Estate Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Switzerland in Telecommunications Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Zürich in Outsourcing Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Zürich in Real Estate Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Zürich in Telecommunications Law with 3 lawyers

Clients

  • Bayer (global life science company)
  • Credit Suisse (major Swiss bank)
  • Migros (largest Swiss retail company)
  • Pifzer (world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company)
  • UBS (major Swiss bank)

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Banking Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Debt & Equity
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance Law
  • Financial Institutions
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Outsourcing Law
  • Pharmaceuticals Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Regulatory Practice
  • Sports Law
  • Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Trade Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

Switzerland

Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland

Aeschenvorstadt 48

P.O. Box 633

Basel 4010

Switzerland

41 58 658 10 00

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Berne, Switzerland

Bubenbergplatz 8

Berne 3001

Switzerland

41 58 658 20 00

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Geneva, Switzerland

10 Rue d'Italie

Geneva 1211

Switzerland

41 58 658 30 00

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Lausanne, Switzerland

9a Place de la Gare

Lausanne 1001

Switzerland

41 58 658 80 00

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Lugano, Switzerland

Via F. Pelli 12

P.O. Box 5162

Lugano 6901

Switzerland

41 58 658 40 00

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Zürich, Switzerland

Seefeldstrasse 123

P.O. Box 1236

Zürich 8034

Switzerland

41 58 658 58 58

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