Our experience and expertise enable us to provide clients, even on short notice, with cutting-edge yet comprehensive advice on all types of corporate and commercial matters across all relevant industry sectors.
We advise public and private companies, including SMEs, family businesses and start-ups, entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors, in Switzerland and from around the world, from start-up through the corporate life of a company dealing with all aspects of corporate life. Our work includes dealing with general corporate issues (setting up and legal management of companies, subsidiaries or branches, corporate governance, corporate responsibility, compliance and risk management, (re-)structuring of the equity, drafting and negotiation of shareholders' and investment agreements, stock option and purchase plans) and all related transactions (intercompany financing, financing and refinancing, group structures and organizations). We further assist clients in all business recovery and companies' reorganizations. We advise our clients in relation to succession issues, exit strategies (trade and asset sales), as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Our lawyers also serve on the boards of directors of various Swiss companies and therefore have first-hand knowledge of company needs.
We have extensive expertise in the drafting and negotiation of all types of commercial contracts (shareholders' and investment, joint venture, partnership, sale and purchase, leasing, manufacturing and production, license, outsourcing, distribution, rental, service, employment, credit facility, asset security agreements, as well as general terms and conditions) in numerous industries and business sectors (banking, financial services, hotels, art, media, IT, life science and healthcare, luxury industry, real estate).
Our lawyers work in an advisory, transaction-accompanying (and forensic capacity) and represent clients before courts, arbitral tribunal and authorities. Our lawyers are appreciated by clients for their "hands-on" approach.
Our services include:
Drafting and negotiation of all types of commercial contracts, such as: