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Catherine Weniger

Dr. Catherine Weniger

Counsel, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law, CAS HEC

+41 22 707 8078

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Catherine Weniger is a Counsel in our Employment Law Group.



  • Advising employers of various industries in M&A transactions, business and workforce restructuring operations, TUPE regulation, collective redundancy, etc.
  • Day to day advice to employers on all employment law matters (hiring and dismissal of individuals, termination agreements, recording of working time, sick and pregnant employees, incentive schemes, data protection, social security and pension plans, etc.)
  • Providing contractual employment documentation (employment contract, staff handbook, internal policies, incentive schemes) to companies relocating in Switzerland as well as reviewing and updating existing contractual employment documentation of various Swiss companies, including affiliates to multinational groups


Professional Experience
Counsel at Schellenberg Wittmer
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate and Partner in various law firms
Education and Admission
Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Dr. iur. (PhD), University of Lausanne
Certificate of Advanced Studies, Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), University of Lausanne
lic. iur., University of Lausanne
Additional Professional Activities
  • Member of the Association of Labour Law Specialists of Western Switzerland
  • Member of European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)

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