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MLL Legal

Global Guide 2024

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Provided by MLL Legal
Global

Number of lawyers: 150+
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, Hebrew, Swedish, Ukrainian, Croatian
Offices: Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne, London, Madrid

Firm Overview:
As one of the largest Swiss business law firms, MLL Legal advises its clients in all areas of commercial law. In particular, MLL Legal stands out for its first-class industry expertise in technically innovative specialist areas such as fintech, blockchain and artificial intelligence, and also in regulated and innovative industries such as life sciences, ICT, financial services, real estate and retail and luxury. It is especially in these sectors that MLL Legal's specialists regularly receive attention in the most prestigious legal publications and lawyer rankings. MLL Legal employs around 250 people, including circa 150 lawyers, at its four Swiss offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug and Lausanne, as well as its international offices in London and Madrid.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Competition, Trade & Regulatory
Corporate & M&A
Dispute Resolution
Employment Law & Social Security
Intellectual Property
IT, Data Privacy & E-Commerce
Private Clients
Real Estate & Construction
Restructuring & Insolvency
Tax

Banking & Finance:
The firm advises both banks and corporations on all aspects of banking and finance law, including asset management, investment funds, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance and lending, trade and commodity finance, aviation and ship finance, Islamic finance, derivatives, structured products, financial services and regulatory, general legal documentation and transaction support, regulatory and compliance support, FinTech, private banking and payment systems.

Capital Markets:
MLL Legal advises on all forms of capital raising, structured finance, fund formation and related regulatory matters. The firm has particular expertise in the raising of capital via public and/or private placements on the Swiss and international markets, including initial public offerings (IPOs), share capital increases (cum rights or ex rights), listings on the secondary market and dual listings.

Competition, Trade & Regulatory:
The firm offers clients comprehensive advice on all aspects of Swiss and European competition and antitrust law as well as on issues of trade regulation (WTO, customs, and registrations).

Corporate & M&A:
The corporate and M&A practice encompasses a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including share and asset purchases, mergers, public tender offers, private equity transactions, investment agreements, shareholders’ agreements, corporate governance advisory matters and various other commercial law matters.

Dispute Resolution:
The dispute resolution team has many years of significant litigation experience before Swiss courts and in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

Employment Law & Social Security:
MLL Legal advises Swiss and foreign companies and groups of companies on all areas of employment and social security law, as well as immigration law.

Intellectual Property:
MLL Legal’s top tier IP teams are experts at clients in an international context on all aspects of IP law, such as patents, trademarks and designs, copyright & media and geographical indications of origin.

IT, Data Privacy & E-Commerce:
Providing legal advice on all issues relating to the digital economy, this highly recognised team is particularly experienced in information technology, data privacy and data security, e-commerce & digital business and digital marketing.

Private Clients:
MLL Legal’s private clients practice provides comprehensive legal and tax advice to individuals and their families in Switzerland and around the world on all aspects that can be relevant to their personal and financial affairs.

Real Estate & Construction:
Clients benefit from MLL Legal’s recognised and in-depth real estate industry knowledge. The team advises on all aspects of real estate law from property acquisition, development, leasing, joint venturing, restructuring and financing as well as tax and corporate structuring, planning, environment and litigation.

Restructuring & Insolvency:
The team advises you on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency law. With broad experience in handling complex cross-border matters, the team often joins forces with specialists from the tax, banking, financial market laws, real estate and employment law groups.

Tax:
MLL Legal’s tax team works closely with other practice areas and with leading international tax advisors to provide bespoke, comprehensive solutions for corporate and private clients.

Ranked Offices

Provided by MLL Legal

Switzerland - Head office
Spain
Switzerland
  • Geneva
    65, rue du Rhône, Case Postale 3199, 1211 Genève 3, Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
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    Geneva
    65 rue du Rhône, PO Box 3199, 1211 , Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
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    Zurich
    Schiffbaustrasse 2, PO Box, 8031 , Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
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UK

Contributions

Latest contributions provided by MLL Legal

Global Practice Guide
Ulrike Ciesla
Louisa Galbraith
Michael Ritscher
Simon Holzer
Authored by
Ulrike Ciesla, Louisa Galbraith, Michael Ritscher, Simon Holzer
Article • Jan 2024
Global Practice Guide
Lukas Bühlmann
Michael Reinle
Michael Schüepp
Authored by
Lukas Bühlmann, Michael Reinle, Michael Schüepp
Article • Sep 2023
Global Practice Guide
Lukas Bühlmann
Michael Reinle
Michael Schüepp
Authored by
Lukas Bühlmann , Michael Reinle , Michael Schüepp
Article • Sep 2023

All contributions provided by MLL Legal

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Title and authorsContent typePublication dateMedia type
Joint Ventures 2023 | Switzerland | Law and Practice
Authored by: Alexander Vogel, Thomas Nietlispach, Raoul Schweizer
Global Practice Guide Aug 2023 Article
Fintech 2023 | Switzerland | Trends and Developments
Authored by: Kilian Schärli, Reto Luthiger, Andrea Trost
Global Practice Guide Mar 2023 Article

MLL Legal rankings

Global Guide 2024
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Band
Spain
Dispute Resolution
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Jean-Marie Vulliemin
F
Jean-Marie Vulliemin
F
Foreign expert for Switzerland
Switzerland
Arbitration
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Arbitration
4
Arbitration
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Jean-Marie Vulliemin
Jean-Marie Vulliemin
Spain expertise based abroad
Arbitration Counsel
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Jean Marguerat
4
Jean Marguerat
4
Band 4
Arbitrators
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Jean Marguerat
5
Jean Marguerat
5
Band 5
Banking & Finance
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Banking & Finance
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Alexander Vogel
4
Alexander Vogel
4
Band 4
Dunja Koch
Dunja Koch
UK expertise based abroad
Capital Markets
1 Department
Department
Capital Markets
3
Capital Markets
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
3
Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Alexander Vogel
3
Alexander Vogel
Head of Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Andrea Sieber
4
Andrea Sieber
Head of Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
International & Cross-Border Transactions
1 Department
Department
International & Cross-Border Transactions
4
International & Cross-Border Transactions
4
Band 4
Investment Funds
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Investment Funds
Investment Funds
Spotlight
Lawyers
Dunja Koch
Dunja Koch
UK expertise based abroad
Litigation
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Litigation
4
Litigation
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Urs Boller
U
Urs Boller
U
Up and Coming
Tax
1 Department
Department
Tax
4
Tax
4
Band 4

Articles, highlights and press releases

25 items provided by MLL Legal