Europe Switzerland White-Collar Crime
- Paul Gully-Hart Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
- Maurice HarariLHA
- Anne Valérie Julen Berthod Bär & Karrer Ltd
- Bernhard Lötscher CMS
- Clara Poglia Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
- Claudia Götz Staehelin Bär & Karrer Ltd
- David Bitton MONFRINI BITTON KLEIN
- Juerg Bloch Niederer Kraft Frey
- Sonja Maeder Morvant Reiser Avocats
- Yves Klein MONFRINI BITTON KLEIN
- Alec Reymond@lex avocats
- Philippe NeyroudAubert Neyroud Stückelberg & Fratini
- Thomas WerlenQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
1Bär & Karrer LtdWhite-Collar Crime2023 | 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. 1LaliveWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 1 |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. 1Schellenberg Wittmer LtdWhite-Collar Crime2023 | 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.
2HomburgerWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 2 |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. 2Lenz & StaehelinWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 2 |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.
3CMSWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 3 |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. 3MONFRINI BITTON KLEINWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 3 |Monfrini Mitton Klein is a focused asset recovery practice best known for representing numerous African national governments in their asset-tracing and recovery actions, as well as advising on mutual assistance proceedings and freezing orders. The law firm additionally assists liquidators with international bankruptcy matters. The team also represents individuals, financial institutions and companies as plaintiffs and defendants in fraud and money laundering investigations. 3Niederer Kraft FreyWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 3 |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. 3PestalozziWhite-Collar Crime2023 | 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.
- RVMH AvocatsWhite-Collar Crime2023 | Band 3