Awards & Recognitions

Legal 500 Recognizes Schellenberg Wittmer as a Leading Firm 2020


In a record-breaking year, with over 90 listings in Legal 500's Europe Middle-East & Africa (EMEA) 2020 edition, Schellenberg Wittmer is recognized as one of the top Swiss firms once again.

Described by a key-player on the Swiss market, Schellenberg Wittmer is applauded for "anticipating key challenges that are proactively managed," and "teams who demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the legal aspect, but also a good understanding of the cultural specificities of their clients." Client sources also describe the firm as "impressive, with a strong sense of integrity."

Published in April, the EMEA guide provides researched coverage of 88 jurisdictions, in assessment of the leading firms per jurisdiction.

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd has been recommended as a Top-Tier firm in 10 practice areas of Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Litigation, Insolvency and Corporate recovery, insurance, French-speaking Switzerland, Private Clients, Real Estate & Construction, TMT and Transport.

The firm is also highly recommended across 13 practice areas of Capital Markets, Commercial Corporate and M&A, Competition, Data Privacy and Protection, Employment, Fintech, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Intellectual Property, German-speaking Switzerland, Public Law, Sports Law and Tax.

Martin Lanz, David Mamane, Elliott Geisinger, Vincent Jeanneret, Philipp Groz, Bernard Vischer, Yves Jeanrenaud, Roland Mathys, Michael Nordin and Alexander von Ziegler have gained 10 recognitions across their areas of expertise in the elite "Leading Individuals" list.

Grégoire Wuest, Tarek Houdrouge, Olivier Favre, Anya George, Stefan Leimgruber and Urs Hoffmann-Notowtny are also listed as Next Generation Partners.

For their work as Senior Associate / Counsel in 2019, Partners Samuel Klaus and Andrea Dorjee-Good are exceptionally listed as Rising Stars, whom have made a material difference to their practices.

55 other recognitions highly commending lawyers for their practices, include: Caroline Clemetson, Grégoire Tribolet, Grégoire Wuest, Joane Etienne, Tarek Houdrouge (Banking & Finance Geneva), Anita Schläpfer, Caroline Clemetson, Martin Lanz, Olivier Favre, Philippe Borens (Banking & Finance Zurich), Martin Lanz, Olivier Favre, Philippe Borens, Tarek Houdrouge (Capital Markets), Jean Jacques Ah Choon, Lorenzo Olgiati, Martin Weber, Oliver Triebold (Commercial, Corporate and M&A), David Mamane, Frank Bremer, Peter Georg Picht, Roland Mathys (Competition), Roland Mathys, Samuel Klaus, Floriane Zollinger-Löw (Data privacy and protection), Anna Kozmenko, Anya George, Christopher Boog, Elliott Geisinger, Nathalie Voser, Philippe Bärtsch (Dispute Resolution Arbitration), Anya George, Benjamin Borsodi, Christian Girod, Clara Poglia, George Ayoub, Louis Burrus, Manuel Liatowitsch, Peter Burckhardt, Stefan Leimgruber, Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny, Vincent Jeanneret (Dispute Resolution Litigation), Catherine Weniger, Michael Hess, Vincent Carron, Christine Beusch-Liggenstorfer (Employment), Caroline Clemetson, Olivier Favre, Pascal Hubli, Tarek Houdrouge (Fintech), Peter Georg Picht, Philipp Groz (Healthcare and Life Sciences), Louis Burrus, Olivier Hari, Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny, Vincent Jeanneret (Insolvency and Corporate Recovery), Alexander von Ziegler, Olivier Favre, Tarek Houdrouge (Insurance), Philipp Groz (Intellectual Property), Benjamin Borsodi, Caroline Clemetson, Clara Poglia, George Ayoub, Grégoire Wuest, Louis Burrus, Paul Gully-Hart, Philippe Bärtsch, Tarek Houdrouge and Vincent Jeanneret (French-speaking Switzerland), Christopher Boog, Lorenzo Olgiati, Manuel Liatowitsch, Oliver Triebold, Olivier Favre, Peter Burckhardt, Philippe Borens, Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny (German speaking Switzerland), Alexander Jolles, Andrea Dorjee-Good, Bernard Vischer, Christian Girod, David Wallace Wilson, Grégoire Wuest, Manuel Liatowitsch (Private Clients), David Mamane, Roland Mathys, Yves Jeanrenaud (Public Law), Christopher Boog, Elliott Geisinger, Josef Caleff and Yves Jeanrenaud (Real Estate & Construction), Anna Kozmenko, Christopher Boog, Philippe Bärtsch (Sports Law), Roland Mathys, Samuel Klaus, Floriane Zollinger-Löw (TMT), Jean-Fréderic Maraia, Michael Nordin, Pietro Sansonetti (Tax) and Alexander von Ziegler and Bernard Vischer (Transport).


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