VISCHER

Energy Department

Switzerland
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What the team is known for Particularly popular with energy utility companies, power producers and energy distributors. Handles both transactional and contentious matters, advising on asset transfers and financing rounds. Contentious work includes representing clients in energy transportation disputes. Also has a strong regulatory practice, assisting clients with regulatory compliance.

Strengths Clients praise the team's "broad legal expertise, experience and result-oriented approach."

Work highlights Represented Energie 360 Grad in a dispute with consumers concerning the liberalisation of the Swiss gas market.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees describe Stefan Rechsteiner as a "top lawyer in the area" and "the leader in the Swiss market." Rechsteiner has a broad practice, handling corporate transactions, disputes and regulatory matters within the energy sector. He is particularly popular with energy suppliers and distributors.