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New Partners and Counsel 2017

15.12.2016 – We are very pleased to introduce our new Partners and Counsel.

Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny's practice focuses on domestic and international litigation and arbitration. He advises and represents parties before Swiss courts and arbitral tribunals in a wide range of commercial matters. He has special expertise in banking litigation, having acted as counsel to financial services providers in numerous disputes with private and institutional clients, as well as corporate law disputes and in proceedings on enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, including civil attachments.

Tarek Houdrouge's main areas are banking and finance, transactions and corporate law, combining a banking and finance expertise with an M&A practice. He advises banks and financial institutions on regulatory matters and clients on financing and on M&A, in particular involving regulated financial institutions. His practice also covers commercial contracts and commercial transactions, including restructuring, private equity and joint ventures.

Pascal Hubli's practice focuses on M&A and capital markets transactions, public takeover law, corporate restructurings as well as general corporate and commercial law, contract law as well as stock exchange law. Pascal Hubli has wide experience in advising national and international, listed and non-listed companies and groups as well as entrepreneurs and investors in various industries.

Isabelle Berger-Steiner specializes in domestic and international litigation and arbitration. She advises and represents parties in a wide range of commercial matters and has special expertise in the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.

Regula Portmann has experience in all aspects of Swiss tax law, particularly in corporate tax and VAT. Regula Portmann advises national and international clients on general questions of the Swiss tax law and has special knowledge in M&A transactions, restructurings, corporate immigrations, real estate transactions and business aircraft structures. Further, Regula Portmann represents clients before the public authorities and courts, in particular in contentious proceedings. Regula Portmann is a Swiss certified tax expert since 2006 and a member of EXPERTsuisse.

Catherine Weniger is a Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law. She advises local and international companies on global employment matters, including employment contracts, policies and procedures, termination agreements, structure of severance payments, pension funds and business and workforce restructuring operations. She has experience in the employment aspects of corporate transactions and advises employers on employment implications of mergers and acquisitions, notably employee transfers, consultation process, benefits harmonization, data protection. She has considerable litigation experience which encompasses a wide range of employment-related matters.