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Kellerhals Carrard

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Chairman: Dr Beat Brechbuehl

Managing Partners: Dr Daniel Lengauer, Dr Marco Balmelli, Philippe Frésard, Prof Dr Edgar Philippin, Giovanni Stucchi, Emmanuèle Argand, Clarence Peter, Jean-Philippe Rochat

Number of partners: 96

Number of lawyers: 220+

Languages: Albanian, Arabic, Aramaic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Ukrainian


Firm Overview:

Kellerhals Carrard is a full-service law firm with more than 220 legal experts and offices in Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, Sion and Zurich as well as representative offices in Shanghai and Tokyo. The firm offers a full range of legal services for national and international clients in all areas of corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on cross border transactions. The firm is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, understanding of business needs and pragmatic approach.


Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate & M&A:

42 partners, 60 fee earners

Key Clients: Galenica, BKW, Ruag, Intersport Adecco, Cantonal Banks of Basel and Berne, PostFinance, Sauber F1 Team, Noble Biocare, Swiss Football League, REKA, Sandoz Foundation, Vifor Pharma

Contacts: Beat Brechbuehl, Reto Schumacher, Ines Poeschel, Marco Balmelli, Edgar Philippin, Frédéric Rochat, Massimiliano Maestretti, Clarence Peter


Capital Markets & Financial Services:

24 partners, 12 fee earners

Key Clients: UBS, Man Group plc, LGT Group, Babson Capital Management, Swiss Life Group, Galenica, BKW Swisscom/Publigroupe, Postfinance

Funds Contact: Dominik Oberholzer

Capital Markets Contact: Beat Brechbuehl


Litigation & Arbitration:

39 partners, 47 fee earners

Key Clients: Roche, Bayer, Cukurova, BKW, Swisscom, and various non-disclosed clients

Litigation Contacts: Lukas Bopp, Andreas Guengerich, Peter Schatz, François Kaiser, Ivan Paparelli, Jean-Cédric Michel

Arbitration Contacts: Bernhard Berger, Martin Molina, Jean-Philippe Rochat, Henry Peter, Annemarie Streuli


FinTech & Blockchain:

6 partners, 8 fee earners

Key Clients: POSEIDON GROUP AG, EIDOO Sagl, Nexex Ltd., ParkinGo SA, SgamePro SA

Contacts: Cornelia Stengel, Henric Immink, Lars Schlichting, Dominik Oberholzer


Insolvency & Corporate Recovery:

20 partners, 18 fee earners

Key Clients: Swiss insolvency proceedings related litigation (e.g. Lehman Brothers Holdings), administration of insolvent estates (e.g. Swiss PB AG and Inter Capital Group

Contacts: Daniel Staehelin, Lukas Bopp, Jean-Luc Chenaux


Investigation, Compliance & White Collar Crime:

16 partners, 11 fee earners

Contacts: Claudia Goetz, Daniel Lengauer, Florian Baumann, François Micheli, Michael Daphinoff


Startup Desk:

11 partners, 16 fee earners

Key Clients: Ava AG, VIU Eyewear

Contacts: Karim Maizar, Nicolas Mosimann, Thierry Barbey


IP/IT & Telecom:

13 partners, 20 fee earners

Key Clients: SAG, Puma, Nobel Biocare, HEAD, Bombardier, Novartis, several Swiss universities

Contacts: Daniel Alder, Daniel Emch, Sébastien Fries, Ralph Gramigna


Competition/Antitrust:

11 partners, 11 fee earners

Key Clients: Swisscom, Sixt, Galenica, Swiss Football League, Groupe Editis/Interforum, Berne Airport, SRG SSR, Fenaco, BLS

Contacts: Daniel Emch, Daniel Lengauer, Christophe Rapin


Construction, Real Estate, Energy:

19 partners, 25 fee earners

Key Clients: BKW, KKB, EBM, IWB, AVAG, Energie Solaire, Fenaco (Agrola), Real Estate Funds

Construction & Real Estate Contacts: Mario Marti, Fabrizio Gabrielli, Bernd Hauck

Energy Contact: Martin Föhse


Tax & Private Clients:

8 partners, 6 fee earners (tax); 18 partners, 28 fee earners (private clients)

Tax Contacts: Christian Witschi, Giovanni Stucchi, Charles de Bavier

Private Clients Contacts: Annette Spycher, Ingrid Iselin


Pharma, Life Sciences & Insurance:

6 partners, 6 fee earners

Key Clients: Interpharma, F. Hoffman-La Roche (Roche), Bayer, Vifor Pharma, Swiss Life Group

Pharma/Life Sciences Contacts: Christoph Zimmerli, Thomas Eichenberger, Jörg von Manger-Koenig, Claudia Götz-Staehelin

Insurance Contact: Christoph Frey


Sports Law:

19 partners,14 fee earners

Key Clients: Swiss Football League, Sauber Formula 1 Team, Ana Ivanovic, International Football players, International Olympic Committee, the World Anti- Doping Agency and many International Federations

Contacts: Marco Balmelli, Philippe Frésard, Massimiliano Maestretti, Laurent Moser, David Casserly

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Switzerland - Head office
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Kellerhals Carrard rankings

Europe Guide 2022
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Switzerland
Arbitration
1 Department
Department
Arbitration
3
Arbitration
3
Band 3
Arbitration Counsel
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Bernhard Berger
3
Bernhard Berger
3
Band 3
Arbitrators
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Bernhard Berger
1
Bernhard Berger
1
Band 1
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Competition/Antitrust
3
Competition/Antitrust
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Daniel Emch
3
Daniel Emch
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
3
Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Beat Brechbühl
3
Beat Brechbühl
3
Band 3
Ines Pöschel
5
Ines Pöschel
5
Band 5
Energy
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Martin Föhse
2
Martin Föhse
2
Band 2
Investment Funds
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Investment Funds
2
Investment Funds
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Dominik Oberholzer
1
Dominik Oberholzer
1
Band 1
Armin Kuehne
3
Armin Kuehne
3
Band 3
Luca Bianchi
U
Luca Bianchi
U
Up and Coming
Life Sciences
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Life Sciences
2
Life Sciences
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Thomas Eichenberger
1
Thomas Eichenberger
1
Band 1
Claudia Götz Staehelin
3
Claudia Götz Staehelin
3
Band 3
Claudio Helmle
Claudio Helmle
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Litigation
1 Department
Department
Litigation
4
Litigation
4
Band 4
Restructuring/Insolvency
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Restructuring/Insolvency
2
Restructuring/Insolvency
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Daniel Staehelin
1
Daniel Staehelin
1
Band 1
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