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Corporate and Commercial

Commercially Sound Legal Advice for Your Business

Our team represents one of the largest and most specialized Corporate and Commercial practices in Switzerland. Its members boast a detailed understanding of, and years of dedication to, their respective specializations. Several serve on the boards of directors of various Swiss companies and thus also have an essentially entrepreneurial background. Our experience and expertise together with the size of our team enable us to provide clients, even on short notice, with cutting-edge yet comprehensive advice on all types of corporate and commercial matters across all relevant industry sectors.

„experienced, intelligent and thoughtful“


Key Contacts

Dr. Lorenzo Olgiati
Jean Jacques Ah Choon


  • We act as counsel for public and private companies, branch and representative offices, as well as individual entrepreneurs and investors from around the world.
  • We have extensive experience in advising clients in all aspects of corporate law, including corporate governance, shareholders’ agreements and corporate responsibility, joint ventures and strategic alliances, corporate and business restructurings, as well as compliance and risk management.
  • We can handle all aspects of drafting, negotiating, implementing and enforcing commercial contracts of every kind in any industry sector, as well as in implementing efficient contract management systems, both domestic and cross-border.
  • We are seconded by leading experts in tax, intellectual property (IP), information and communication technology (ICT), data protection, life sciences, real estate, competition/merger control, employment law, trade and transport, banking and finance, insurance, trust law and insolvency and restructuring.

Our experience includes:

  • Corporate, regulatory, and tax counsel regarding corporate immigration of a large industrial group with participations in several countries around the globe, from the EU into Switzerland.
  • Legal and tax counsel to NYSE-listed Johnson Controls, Inc. in various facility management outsourcings (Novartis, Swisscom, etc.).
  • Legal counsel in the merger between two SIX-listed companies, Perrot Duval Holding SA, a Swiss holding company focused on certain sectors of the automation technology, and Infranor Inter AG, a highly reliable partner for demanding servo-drive, servo-motor and motion control solutions.
  • “Outsourced legal department” for all matters related to ICT contracts and data protection for numerous companies in various sectors such as pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, hotels, financial services, et al.
  • External legal contract manager for several international companies in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, catering, life sciences, communications, data protection, et al.

Awards and Recognitions

The group and leading practitioners are highly ranked amongst leading law firms globally across international directories and publications:

  • Chambers Global and Europe in Corporate M&A
  • Legal 500 in Corporate & Commercial/M&A
  • IFLR and IFLR 1000 in Corporate & Commercial M&A
  • WWL Switzerland and across WWL M&A and Corporate Governance international guides


Selected Publications