Schellenberg Wittmer

European Top 100 position: 46

  • Overview

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Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. More than 130 lawyers in Zurich and Geneva provide local expertise to both domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. We offer a comprehensive range of services from focused advice to project management, for local or foreign companies and high-net-worth individuals.

The firm has a strong understanding of international law through a worldwide network of foreign correspondents, and has considerable experience in managing cross-border projects with law firms in other jurisdictions.

The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients, trusts and estates, foundations, real estate and construction, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance.

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 also advises 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.

Overview

Löwenstrasse 19
P.O. Box 1876
Zürich
CH-8021
Switzerland
http://www.swlegal.ch/

No. of Lawyers: 143
No. of Partners: 39
Turnover (€m): 68.90
Jurisdiction: Switzerland