Awards & Recognitions

Schellenberg Wittmer: Recognized once again as a Leading Firm 2021


In a record breaking year, with over 100 listings in Legal 500's Europe Middle-East & Africa (EMEA) 2020 edition, Schellenberg Wittmer is recognized as a leading Swiss firm once again.

Described with a "strong reputation", Schellenberg Wittmer is applauded for its lawyers who are "highly professional and competent", "among the brightest" and as a firm that is "very professional, forward-thinking and client friendly".

Published in April 2021, the Legal 500 EMEA guide provides researched coverage of 88 jurisdictions, in assessment of the leading firms per jurisdiction.

Schellenberg Wittmer has been recommended as a Top-Tier (Band 1) firm in 12 practice areas of Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Litigation, Competition, Insolvency and Corporate recovery, Insurance, Intellectual Property, French-speaking Switzerland, Private Clients, Real Estate & Construction, TMT and Transport.

The firm is highly recommended across 11 other practice areas, including: Capital Markets, Commercial Corporate and M&A, Data Privacy and Protection, Employment, Fintech, Healthcare and Life Sciences, 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 NordinVincent Carron and Alexander von Ziegler have gained 11 recognitions across their areas of expertise in the elite "Leading Individuals" list.

Grégoire Wuest, Tarek Houdrouge, Olivier Favre, Anya George, Stefan Leimgruber, Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny, Samuel Klaus and Andrea Dorjee-Good have attained 8 recognitions in the elite Next Generation Partners ranking.

Caroline López Nagai, Marcel Jakob, Amalie Wijesundera and Anne-Carole Cremades have gained 4 listings in the very select Rising Stars ranking.

Within the key lawyer / recognized lawyer ranking, over 60 lawyers are recognized, many of them several times, resulting in more than 100 listings overall.


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