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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Employment

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What the team is known for

Strong outfit advising on employment matters relating to domestic and international M&A transactions. Often represents employers in litigation cases concerning terminations and discrimination claims. Also acts on social security issues. Advises a varied client roster consisting of construction companies, financial institutions and healthcare providers.

Strengths

One client says: "They are highly competent lawyers in their field of practice. They are always available and quick in responding while providing quality legal work."

Another commends the lawyers' reactivity, saying: "They work hard and fast. I never had to wait long for answers."

Work highlights

Advised ams AG on transfers of employees in the context of a divestment.

Notable practitioners

Vincent Carron maintains a market-leading practice and advises clients on mass dismissals, employee transfers, pension issues and gender discrimination claims. One client comments: "I was impressed by his availability, it feels like you are the only client on the books," and adds: "He is incredibly business-oriented and efficient."

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Overview

The expertise of the Employment Law Group extends to the full range of all employment law matters including data protection, immigration and social security. Schellenberg Wittmer also has a strong reputation in employment litigation, employment law-related issues in international set-ups and in connection with international and domestic M&A transactions.

Our Employment Law Group consists of multilingual lawyers and currently includes four practitioners who hold the Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law title.

Schellenberg Wittmer’s Employment Law Group has extensive experience in advising clients in all matters of employment and employment-related law. We offer advice and assistance to our clients in the following areas in particular:

  • Due diligence and assistance in M&A operations
  • Negotiation, drafting and review of employment contracts, termination agreements, personnel handbooks, staff policies (whistleblowing, harassment, expenses, etc.),  and all contractual documents related to employment law
  • Structuring of remuneration and bonus schemes, such as deferred compensation, employee participation or other schemes; data protection-related issues, including assistance on employment and data protection issues related to US PROGRAM
  • Negotiations and settlements with employees and top managers
  • Assistance to companies in relocation of their business to Switzerland, relocation or secondment of key employees from/to various countries; immigration law issues, residence and work permits



Members

Beusch-Liggenstorfer, Christine

Burckhardt, Peter

Carron, Vincent

Girod, Christian

Weniger, Catherine

Employment

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

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Location

Löwenstrasse 19

PO Box 1876

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8021

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Employment


Vincent Carron
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