A Senior Counsel at Lenz & Staehelin's Geneva office, Dr. Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate law, stock exchange regulation and one of the most experienced M&A practitioners in Switzerland. He is regularly advising boards of public companies on governance matters and he is considered a leading authority in corporate law. He is a regular speaker on corporate law issues in universities and professional educational organizations. Andreas von Planta is a former Chairman of the Geneva Association of Business Law.
Dr von Planta holds lic iur and PhD degrees from the University of Basle, Switzerland, and an LLM from Columbia University School of Law, New York, United States. Since 1983, he has lived in Geneva and worked for Lenz & Staehelin, where he became a partner in 1988.