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Bär & Karrer Ltd

Europe 2022
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Firm Overview: 

Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano, Zug and Basel. The firm’s core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Senior Partner: Susanne Schreiber

Number of partners: 51

Number of lawyers: 170

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish 

Main Areas of Practice: 

Arbitration

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets & Listed Companies

Competition & Antitrust

Corporate & Commercial

Crisis Management & Internal Investigations

Employment & Migration

Intellectual Property

Litigation

Mergers & Acquisitions

Notarial Services

Privacy & Data Protection

Private Client & Estate Planning

Real Estate & Environmental Law

Sports Law

Tax, Social Security & Tax Litigation

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Turnaround, Reorganisation & Insolvency

White Collar Crime

Banking & Insurance: 

Advice to banks, securities dealers, insurance and reinsurance companies, and other financial institutions. Representation of financial institutions, issuers, investors, and other market participants in enforcement proceedings of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory. Authority FINMA.

Banking Contact: Eric Stupp

Email: [email protected]

Insurance Contact: Dr. Peter Hsu

Email: [email protected]

Banking Contact: Dr. Cédric Chapuis (Geneva)

Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:  

Representation of issuers and underwriters in domestic and international securities offerings, e.g. in IPOs, rights offerings, convertible bonds, hybrid instruments.

Contact: Dr. Urs Kägi

Email: [email protected]

Contact: Lukas Roesler

Email: [email protected]

Financing:  

Advice to banks and other financial institutions and companies on domestic and cross-border financing transactions across a wide range of industries.

Contact: Dr. Ralph Malacrida (Zurich)

Email: [email protected]

Contact: Frédéric Bétrisey (Geneva)

Email: [email protected]

Internal Investigation & Cross-Border Proceedings: 

Internal investigations for corporations in Switzerland and around the world. International legal assistance proceedings (civil and criminal matters) and international administrative assistance proceedings.

Contact: Dr. Andreas D Länzlinger

Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration: 

Corporate and commercial disputes and all related issues. Ad hoc and institutional arbitrations governed by Swiss or foreign law. Members of the arbitration team regularly serve as party appointed arbitrators, sole arbitrators, and chairpersons of arbitral tribunals, as well as mediators.

Litigation Contact: Matthew T Reiter

Email: [email protected]

Arbitration Contact: Daniel Hochstrasser (Zurich)

Email: [email protected]

Arbitration Contact: Pierre-Yves Gunter (Geneva)

Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions: 

Complex domestic and cross-border transactions, acquisitions and divestments, auctions, friendly and hostile takeovers, spinoffs, mergers, transaction finance and restructurings.

Contact: Prof Dr. Rolf Watter

Email: [email protected]

Public M&A Contact: Dr. Mariel Hoch

Email: [email protected]

Private M&A/Private Equity Contact: Dr. Christoph Neeracher (Zurich)

Email: [email protected]

Private M&A/Private Equity Contact: Martin Anderson (Geneva)

Email: [email protected]

Private Clients: 

Advice to private clients and their families on matrimonial property and succession law, including domestic and international estate planning, estate administration and executorships. Assistance with regard to taking up residence and domicile in Switzerland. Representation of clients in all types of litigation involving trusts, gifts, wills, estates and matrimonial property.

Contact: Tina Wuestemann

Email: [email protected]

Tax: 

All matters related to direct and indirect taxes, customs duties, and other levies to corporations and individuals, financial institutions, institutional and private investors, partnerships, trusts, estates, and foundations. Comprehensive tax planning solutions.

Corporate Contact: Susanne Schreiber

Email: [email protected]

Private Clients Contact: Daniel Bader

Email: [email protected]

White Collar Crime:  

Defending individuals and companies in complex criminal matters and representing victims of frauds and other wrongdoings in asset tracing cases before criminal law authorities.

Contact: Saverio Lembo

Email: [email protected]

Bär & Karrer Ltd rankings

Europe Guide 2022
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Band
Europe-wide
Arbitration (International)
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Pierre-Yves Gunter
5
Pierre-Yves Gunter
5
Band 5
International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Pierre-Yves Gunter
2
Pierre-Yves Gunter
2
Band 2
Daniel Hochstrasser
3
Daniel Hochstrasser
3
Band 3
Switzerland
Arbitration
1 Department
Department
Arbitration
1
Arbitration
1
Band 1
Arbitration Counsel
5 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Daniel Hochstrasser
2
Daniel Hochstrasser
2
Band 2
Pierre-Yves Gunter
2
Pierre-Yves Gunter
2
Band 2
Alexandra Johnson
4
Alexandra Johnson
4
Band 4
Cesare Jermini
4
Cesare Jermini
4
Band 4
Nadja Jaisli Kull
4
Nadja Jaisli Kull
4
Band 4
Arbitrators
4 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Pierre-Yves Gunter
2
Pierre-Yves Gunter
2
Band 2
Cesare Jermini
3
Cesare Jermini
3
Band 3
Daniel Hochstrasser
3
Daniel Hochstrasser
3
Band 3
Nadja Jaisli Kull
5
Nadja Jaisli Kull
5
Band 5
Banking & Finance
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Banking & Finance
1
Banking & Finance
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Eric Stupp
1
Eric Stupp
1
Band 1
Frédéric Bétrisey
2
Frédéric Bétrisey
2
Band 2
Ralph Malacrida
2
Ralph Malacrida
2
Band 2
Peter Hsu
4
Peter Hsu
4
Band 4
Capital Markets
1 Department
Department
Capital Markets
3
Capital Markets
3
Band 3
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Competition/Antitrust
3
Competition/Antitrust
3
Band 3
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