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Bär & Karrer Ltd

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Firm Overview:

Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law

firm with more than 200 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: 49

Number of lawyers: 200

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]

Contact: Dr. Joel Fischer

Email:[email protected]

Contact: Eric Stupp

Email: [email protected]

Litigation:

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]

Contact: Aurélie Conrad Hari

Email: [email protected]

Arbitration Contact: Nadja Jaisli Kull (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]

Contact: Andrew Michael Garbarski

Email: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

Provided by Bär & Karrer Ltd

Switzerland - Head office
Switzerland

Bär & Karrer Ltd rankings

Global Guide 2022
Filter by
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
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Arbitration
1
Arbitration
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Cesare Jermini
F
Cesare Jermini
F
Foreign expert for Italy
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
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