About

Chambers

“experienced, intelligent and thoughtful”

Chambers Europe

“Outstanding firm. The client service is terrific.”

Who's Who Legal

“excellent industry knowledge”

Who's Who Legal

“First-rate with a breadth of very experienced, excellent and recommended lawyers.”

In your best interests

We live in a time of unprecedented technological and commercial change. New challenges, new opportunities. We are here to cover all your legal needs.

We encourage a distinctive team spirit that runs through our more than 150 lawyers. Our teams take a dynamic, open and innovative approach to their work. When you ask us to manage your legal affairs, you do so in the knowledge that our people are collaborating to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

We do our utmost to cultivate a personal, engaging approach based on openness and transparency, and designed to maintain a close and responsive relationship with you at all times.

Our Approach

International reach

We have extensive cross-border experience, regularly piloting and participating in major international projects. We are able to set up and coordinate international teams of legal advisors to handle complex matters.

While remaining independent, we build on our long-term experience and relationships with leading law firms around the globe, cooperating with more than 300 foreign law firms from more than 50 jurisdictions to forge solid international relationships.

Our Singapore office provides a gateway to the Asian market, enabling us to assist clients with their inbound and outbound investments in Asia. We also represent clients in connection with international arbitration matters in all major Asian cities.

Recruitment policy

We foster an achievement-based working culture, which we encourage by recruiting the most talented individuals in the field. We create incentives and ensure that our people consistently provide the highest standards of client service.

Environmental responsibility

Schellenberg Wittmer is partnering with Swiss-based organisation myclimate (www.myclimate.org) as part of our commitment to a reduction of the environmental impact of our work through investment in selected sustainability and climate protection projects, and by the continued monitoring of our policies and activities.

Celebrating 20 years

What started as a merger of two smaller offices two decades ago is today a leading Swiss law firm, renowned in both French and German-speaking Switzerland and across the global market.

We are proud to celebrate 20 years of excellent practice with our highly valued talented team members, top Swiss and worldwide corporations and law firms that rely on our services.

Awards and recognitions

Schellenberg Wittmer is recognised by leading international legal publications and directories, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Who's Who Legal, the IFLR and the Financial Times. Its practices are ranked top-tier in specialist publications, such as GAR, GIR, GRR, GCR and GDR.

 

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Monthly selected key topics from our practice areas, sectors and industries, plus newsflashes on recent developments.

Publications

Monthly email with the latest updates and summaries of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court's case law in arbitration matters.
A regular look from a unique M&A perspective at legal changes, economic developments and societal trends in Switzerland.
Regular insights into Swiss and international trends and legal developments in the construction industry.
Concise analysis of key trends in the fast-moving world of corporate governance for board members of Swiss companies.