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Healthcare & Life Sciences

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

Highly regarded for its work assisting biotech companies and investors with transactions and financing matters. Active on regulatory matters, advising on pricing and therapeutic applications. Assists with disputes pertaining to insurance mandates. Also represents clients in agreement negotiations for clinical trials. Advises clients on the launch of new products, with experience in licensing and collaboration agreements for research and development projects as well as disputes concerning distribution.

Strengths

Clients value the variety of specialisations within the team, with one stating: "What I appreciate particularly is the fact that you can find under the same roof all the specialists you would need, and that a particular expertise was developed with respect to my field."

Sources also say: "For an area in which you need to be able to translate concepts or provisions from the law into a practical approach, they are very pragmatic and provide practical advice that helps move it forward."

Work highlights

Advised the selling shareholders of DCS Pharma on its acquisition by IMCD.

Notable practitioners

Christian Wyss frequently assists with transactions and financing mandates in the life sciences sector. One satisfied client describes him as "very competent, dependable, proactive and able to find new solutions."

Matthias Staehelin is noted for his expertise assisting clients with financing mandates.

Michael Waldner is recognised for his experience representing hospitals and healthcare institutions in insurance-related disputes.

Stefan Kohler is a highly regarded practitioner, assisting with distribution agreements, marketing regulations and other regulatory issues. One client remarks: "He has an ability to be very practical in his work," in addition to being "very nice to work with."

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Department

VISCHER

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Schützengasse 1

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

8021

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Switzerland

Healthcare


Michael Waldner
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Life Sciences


Christian Wyss
Band 3
Matthias Staehelin
Band 2
Stefan Kohler
Band 1