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Niederer Kraft Frey

Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 2SwitzerlandEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong focus acting on employment matters arising from M&A transactions, including cross-border mandates. Advises companies on pensions, employee transfer, compensation and internal investigations. Has further capabilities in wrongful termination and discrimination cases. Also assists with drafting of internal procedures and regulations.

Strengths

One client praises the quality service provided, saying that the team was "excellent in all matters we worked on and always incredibly responsive."

Another says: "We appreciate Niederer Kraft Frey as a very experienced and well- organised firm which always responds very quickly and has a very broad, deep knowledge in labour law."

Work highlights

Acted for a Swiss bank on the contentious termination of a top-level manager.

Notable practitioners

Andreas Casutt offers support in a variety of mandates ranging from employment litigations to hiring and termination procedures. He acts for both Swiss and international clients. One client says: "He is a pleasure to work with, he is very pragmatic and responsive."

Valerie Meyer Bahar provides advice on contentious employment matters, cross-border hiring and termination procedures, and social security and pension matters. She is described by one client as "a highly skilful and mindful litigator," and another notes that her advice is "considered, thorough and reliable."

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Overview

With broad and deep expertise and a commercially pragmatic approach, our employment law group has a strong track record of advising international and domestic clients across all industries on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters.

We advise publicly listed and private companies, financial institutions, executive employees and directors on all aspects of employment law from recruitment and contract negotiation to termination, including related fiscal, compensation, health & safety, pension and social insurance law matters. We also advise on data protection, on the employment issues arising in corporate transactions and in the context of internal investigations. We partner with our clients to find pragmatic, effective solutions which take into account the commercial context in which they operate.

We integrate the expertise of specialists from other practices across the firm, including in particular our Corporate/M&A, Technology, Tax and Dispute Resolution teams, to provide innovative, tailored and effective advice to our clients.

Employment

Niederer Kraft Frey

firm
Location

Bahnhofstrasse 53

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8001

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 12 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Highlight

Acquisition of staedler automation AG by CGS

Authors: Nicolas Birkhäuser, Thomas Graf, Till Spillmann, Adrian Koller, Oliver Zbinden, Annina Fey, Katalin Siklosi, Sven Kälin, Selim Lötscher, Max Hoffet

Highlight

Coop acquires Perry Center

Authors: Moritz Maurer, Lukas Würgler, Anne Huber, Daniela Lötscher, Irina Langenegger, Alexander Göbel, Samuel Hochstrasser

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Switzerland

Employment


Andreas Casutt
Band 3
Valerie Meyer Bahar
Up and Coming