Europe Switzerland Litigation
- Alexander Troller Lalive
- Aurélie Conrad Hari Bär & Karrer Ltd
- Christian Girod Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
- Daniel Hochstrasser Daniel Hochstrasser AG
- Jodok Wicki CMS
- Karin Graf VISCHER
- Maria Walter Burkhardt Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG
- Michael Kramer Pestalozzi
- Robin Grand Niedermann Rechtsanwälte
- Rodolphe Gautier Walder Wyss Ltd.
- Sandrine Giroud Lalive
- Stefan Leimgruber Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
- Thomas Weibel VISCHER
- Urs Feller Prager Dreifuss Ltd.
- Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
- Carlo LombardiniPoncet Turrettini
- Thomas WerlenQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
1Bär & Karrer LtdLitigation2023 | Band 1 |Bär & Karrer possesses a strong team with notable capabilities in commercial litigation and white-collar crime investigations. The law firm provides litigation advice on a range of mandates, including post-M&A and contractual claims. The team at Bär & Karrer has considerable experience representing clients in money laundering and fraud allegations. The law firm also frequently represents companies from the energy and financial services industries as both claimants and respondents in commercial disputes. 1HomburgerLitigation2023 | Band 1 |Homburger is a standout litigation practice with particular strength in corporate litigation, including breach of payment obligations and shareholder disputes. The law firm is also skilled at handling litigation arising from M&A transactions. It is highly regarded for construction and manufacturing disputes. The lawyers regularly assist Swiss banks with cross-border fraud investigations. The team predominantly acts for defendants on white-collar crime matters, such as advice on bribery investigations. 1Lenz & StaehelinLitigation2023 | Band 1 |Lenz & Staehelin possesses a robust commercial litigation practice that is routinely mandated on complex multi-jurisdictional cases. The law firm frequently advises clients on post-M&A and banking litigation. The department displays notable activity on commercial agreement disputes. Lenz & Staehelin has a strong reputation in corporate investigations and representation in criminal proceedings. It advises corporates on bribery, fraud and misappropriation of funds litigation. The lawyers also assist clients with asset recovery, embezzlement, money laundering and insider trading cases. 1Niederer Kraft FreyLitigation2023 | Band 1 |Niederer Kraft Frey offers a well-regarded commercial litigation practice, with prominent activity in corporate and post-M&A cases. The law firm further assists with commercial agreement disputes and construction law issues. Niederer Kraft Frey offers extensive expertise acting on banking and financial disputes. The team acts for companies from a range of sectors, including automotive, banking and pharmaceuticals. 1Schellenberg Wittmer LtdLitigation2023 | Band 1 |Schellenberg Wittmer is an established practice offering advice to notable local and international clients on complex commercial disputes, including shareholder litigation and post-M&A disputes. The law firm also assists with banking, financial and insurance cases. Schellenberg Wittmer boasts an excellent track record representing states and numerous prestigious financial institutions as plaintiffs and defendants in white-collar crime matters. Its areas of particular expertise include cross-border asset tracing and recovery, as well as fraud, money laundering and corruption investigations.
2Walder Wyss LtdLitigation2023 | Band 2 |Walder Wyss offers broad expertise in the dispute resolution area. The law firm acts on a number of disputes involving commercial agreements. The team frequently assists with corporate disputes, such as shareholders' agreements, share purchase agreements and financial disputes. Clients benefit from the firm's extensive network of offices in all of the country's language regions.
3LaliveLitigation2023 | Band 3 |Lalive is a respected litigation practice with a strong track record of handling disputes for a range of clients, including domestic and international corporates as well as banks. The law firm is experienced in acting in litigation arising from commercial law and bankruptcy proceedings. Lalive is highly regarded for its white-collar crime expertise, particularly in the area of cross-border fraud cases and money laundering allegations. Its additional areas of expertise include multi-jurisdictional corruption, bribery and embezzlement cases, as well as asset recovery and mutual legal assistance proceedings. The lawyers also offer expertise in enforcement of arbitral awards. 3Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AGLitigation2023 | Band 3 |Nater Dallafior boasts a well-respected team undertaking instructions from a range of clients on commercial and civil claims. The law firm frequently assists with commercial agreements, in addition to advising on insurance claims and tax litigation. The lawyers display further activity in bankruptcy-related cases and administrative proceedings. The law firm is particularly active on behalf of banks and private clients. 3PestalozziLitigation2023 | Band 3 |Pestalozzi is capable of assisting clients with a wide variety of proceedings, including commercial and banking litigation as well as bankruptcy-related disputes. The firm also regularly acts on contractual disputes. Pestalozzi is well regarded for its white-collar crime practice, frequently representing financial institutions, private individuals and states as both plaintiffs and defendants. The team is experienced in asset tracing and recovery and criminal investigations, including financial fraud, corruption and money laundering cases. 3Wartmann MerkerLitigation2023 | Band 3 |Wartmann Merker is a well-regarded dispute resolution boutique, widely admired for its litigation prowess. The law firm is particularly popular with domestic and international banks for financial litigation. It advises on contractual and malpractice disputes, with further activity in claims for damages and asset recovery cases.
4CMSLitigation2023 | Band 4 |CMS advises on disputes related to various sectors, including banking and finance and manufacturing. The law firm frequently acts for banks on claims recovery and the clawback of down payments. The team is particularly active in liability litigation, as well as damages claims. CMS boasts a well-regarded white-collar crime practice, frequently acting on bribery and embezzlement allegations, as well as a number of fraud investigations, including fraudulent mismanagement, tax and investment fraud. The team at CMS further advises on whistle-blowing and counterfeiting matters. 4Kellerhals CarrardLitigation2023 | Band 4 |Kellerhals Carrard is active on contractual litigation, with further involvement in insurance and banking litigation. The law firm is also adept at handling real estate and construction disputes. The team at Kellerhals Carrard displays additional skill in cases arising from breach of commercial agreements. Clients benefit from the law firm's strength in restructuring and insolvency law to handle contentious matters in this field. 4MLL LegalLitigation2023 | Band 4 |MLL Legal is an experienced practice handling a variety of litigation mandates, including post-M&A, banking and inheritance claims. It offers further assistance with construction and IP-related disputes. 4Niedermann RechtsanwälteLitigation2023 | Band 4 |Niedermann is a litigation-focused boutique which displays a strong presence in the market. The law firm assists clients with banking and finance disputes, commercial litigation and corporate claims, including shareholder disputes. The team is further skilled in handling cases arising out of bankruptcy proceedings. The firm also handles insurance claims. 4Prager Dreifuss Ltd.Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Prager Dreifuss has a noted team handling a wide range of litigation mandates. The law firm also represents clients in D&O liability litigation, contract disputes and bondholder disputes. The firm advises on contentious cases in the retail and insurance sectors. The team works with the firm's restructuring department on bankruptcy litigation. 4VISCHERLitigation2023 | Band 4 |Vischer is an established practice group assisting clients with a broad range of litigation mandates. The law firm is well placed to act on contractual claims, commercial agreement disputes and damages claims. Vischer has further activity in liability litigation and fraud. The law firm frequently represents high net worth individuals in inheritance law disputes. 4Wenger Vieli Ltd.Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Wenger & Vieli assists with a broad range of corporate and commercial litigation matters, including post-M&A and contractual disputes. The law firm is also adept at handling construction disputes. Wenger & Vieli further advises on banking and insurance coverage disputes, as well as liability litigation. The law firm also assists with employment law litigation.