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“incredibly commercial in her approach to the law”

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“an authoritative figure”

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“stands out above the rest”

Christine Beusch-Liggenstorfer

Dr. Christine Beusch-Liggenstorfer

Of Counsel

+41 44 215 5272

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Christine Beusch-Liggenstorfer is Of Counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's Corporate and Commercial Group, Banking and Finance Group and Private Wealth Group in Zurich. Her core fields of practice are employment law and immigration law. Data protection, in particular in connection with HR related matters, is a further strong field of her activity. Moreover, she specializes in commercial contracts, in particular, in the catering trade and hotel business.


  • Advises national and international clients in all employment law matters (including drafting and reviewing of contracts, employee handbooks, termination agreements, individual and collective dismissals, business transfers, aspects of international employee transfers, structure of remuneration and bonus schemes, restricted covenants issues)
  • Advises national and international clients in immigration matters and prepares and files on their behalf the necessary applications with the Swiss authorities
  • Advises companies in all matters related to data privacy under Swiss law
  • Swiss counsel to one of the largest Swiss companies in the catering trade and hotel business


Professional Experience
Of Counsel at Schellenberg Wittmer
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Trainee Lawyer at Schellenberg Wittmer
Education and Admission
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Dr. iur., University of Bern
lic. iur., University of Bern
Additional Professional Activities
  • Publications in the fields of public and administrative law, including a doctorate thesis on constitutional law, and banking law

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