Small, stable and diverse, with Geneva and Zurich serving as hubs for various industries and thus law practices, the Swiss legal market reflects the country’s situation. The banking paradise that served as a safe haven for private clients is changing: some international law firms are trying to establish themselves in this market dominated by local law firms, while local law firms compete for recognition in international commercial arbitration.
Pestalozzi is one of the few local law firms able to take on international cases. The firm’s Managing Partner Urs Klöti and its Chairman Michael Kramer give us their insight into this dynamic legal market.
Times are changing for the banking paradise that served as a safe-haven for private clients throughout its history. All the while, international and domestic firms compete for recognition in international commercial arbitration.
Guy Vermeil, Managing Partner of Lenz & Staehelin, one of the leading Swiss law firms gave up his perspective on both the Swiss economy and its legal market, as well as Lenz & Staehelin's development strategy.
Meeting with Domitille Baizeau, partner at Lalive, a leading law firm in Geneva. Overview of the Swiss market and the international arbitration practice.
Daniel Daeniker is managing partner of the swiss independant law firm Homburger. Frank Gerhard is partner in the Corporate practice. They both practice corporate law with an important focus on mergers & acquisitions, and have answered Leade...