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At Your Side, Looking Ahead

About us

The Firm

We are a leading Swiss business law firm with:

  • More than 150 highly skilled lawyers providing in-depth expertise to you;
  • Offices in Zurich and Geneva that cover all of Switzerland;
  • An office in Singapore as a gateway to and from the Asia-Pacific region;
  • A client base of domestic and international companies and high-net-worth individuals;
  • A full range of services, from focused advice to project management.

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Who's Who Legal

Our Approach

At Schellenberg Wittmer, we work to satisfy your needs by providing commercially focused, dedicated legal advice of the highest quality.

Assertive Ally and Vigorous Advocate

We are your assertive ally and vigorous advocate, uncompromising in our quest to achieve the best possible outcomes for you as our client; uncompromising in our integrity. We combine the cutting-edge individual capabilities and the specialized know-how of our 150-plus lawyers with the dynamic power of teamwork to achieve your objectives. In dealing with you, we cultivate a personal, engaging approach and thus maintain a close and responsive relationship with you at all times.

International Reach

  • Extensive cross-border experience: We regularly pilot and take part in large cross-border projects, and are able to quickly set up and coordinate international teams of legal advisors to deal with complex matters.
  • Building on solid international relationships: While decidedly independent, we are building on our long-term experience and relationships with leading law firms around the globe. Within the past year, we have been cooperating with over 200 foreign law firms from more than 40 jurisdictions.
  • A window on the Asian market: Our Singapore affiliate, Schellenberg Wittmer Pte Ltd, enables us to assist clients with their in- and outbound investments in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as with international arbitration.

Recruiting and Rewarding the Best Talent

A meritocratic working culture, fostered by recruiting and rewarding the best talent, ensures that our lawyers consistently provide the highest standards of client service. They bring an enthusiastic, unassuming and innovative approach to all of their business dealings. It is their dedication and hard work that makes the difference. Many of our lawyers, with company support, perform public service and engage in academic teaching and publishing, thus further contributing to the overall excellence of our offering to you.

Management Committee

Philippe Bärtsch
Managing Partner
T: +41 22 707 8000
Josef Caleff
Partner Zurich
T: +41 44 215 5252
Caroline Clemetson
Partner Geneva
T: +41 22 707 8000
Dr. Manuel Liatowitsch
Partner Zurich
T: +41 44 215 5252

Office Management

Dr. Alexander W. Rohde
Chief Operating Officer
T: +41 44 215 5252
Roger Riger
Head of Finance
T: +41 44 215 5252