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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Walder Wyss Ltd.  

Legal Services | Switzerland


tel: +41 58 658 58 58 | fax: +41 58 658 59 59
Seefeldstrasse 123 | Zurich | 8034 | Switzerland


Walder Wyss Ltd.'s Overview

Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms. We specialize in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Our clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

We are a dynamic law firm with flat management structures and a very friendly atmosphere. The team of more than 160 legal experts – all of whom with a high level of professional qualifications, international experience and excellent knowledge in many languages – is augmented by approximately 100 employees working in support functions.
Growth and a close relationship to our clients are the factors that determine our success. Walder Wyss was established in Zurich in 1972 and has since grown continuously. With offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano, we provide our clients with seamless one-stop-shop, personalised and high quality services in all language regions of Switzerland.

Our strong national and international network of correspondents and partners from a broad range of disciplines are selected according to the highest standards of professional competence.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1971
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 6
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 160

Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Rhaeto-Romanic, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Arbitration
  • Art, Entertainment & Sports
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Corporate Finance & Capital Markets
  • Data Protection
  • Dataprotection
  • Employment
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Financial Products
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Industry & Commerce
  • Information Technology & Telecommunications
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer
  • Litigation
  • Media & Communications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Notary
  • Outsourcing
  • Private Clients
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Public Procurement
  • Public Sector
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Tax
  • Trade & Distribution
Professionals

Partners

Managing Associate

Adriano Antonietti

Adriano AntoniettiManaging Associate

Antonio Carbonara

Antonio CarbonaraManaging Associate

Robert Desax

Robert DesaxManaging Associate


Michael Feit

Michael FeitManaging Associate

Cornelia Gfeller

Cornelia GfellerManaging Associate

Gion Giger

Gion GigerManaging Associate


Christine Glättli

Christine GlättliManaging Associate

Hubertus Hillerström

Hubertus HillerströmManaging Associate

Daniel Zimmerli

Daniel ZimmerliManaging Associate


Of Counsel

Other

Jan Ole Luuk

Jan Ole LuukMwst. Experte

Nadine Reinfried Egli

Nadine S. Reinfried EgliKnow-how Management

Articles

State Aid in Life Sciences in Switzerland
Walder Wyss Ltd., June 2016

1. What Is the Size of the Market and What Are Current Trends in Switzerland? Life Sciences is one of the most dynamic and most rapidly growing sectors in Switzerland with respect to both the industrial and the academic dimension. In 2013, the total financing volume amassed by Swiss biotech companies more than doubled compared to the previous year’s figure, reaching USD 325 million, which amounts to an increase of 112%.1 According to the Swiss Life Sciences Database, Switzerland is currently host to over 1,800 highly diversified Life Sciences companies...

State Aid in Life Sciences in Switzerland
Walder Wyss Ltd., July 2015

What Is the Size of the Market and What Are Current Trends in Switzerland? Life Sciences is one of the most dynamic and most rapidly growing sectors in Switzerland with respect to both the industrial and the academic dimension. In 2013, the total financ-ing volume amassed by Swiss biotech companies more than doubled compared to the previous year’s figure, reaching USD 325 million, which amounts to an increase of 112%.1 According to the Swiss Life Sciences Database, Switzerland is currently host to over 1,800 highly diversified Life Sciences companies...

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Press

Walder Wyss opens new offices in Geneva and Lausanne
Walder Wyss Ltd., January 2016

As of 1 January 2016, our team has been strengthened by a dozen qualified Swiss lawyers who joined Walder Wyss in our new offices in Geneva and Lausanne. We are excited about this move and welcome our new colleagues. Our new partners in Geneva and Lausanne are Philippe Pulfer, Patrick W. Vogel and Nicolas Iynedjian. The team in Geneva is being strengthened by Olivier Sigg as Counsel, Hubertus Hillerström as Managing Associate as well as Adriano Antonietti, Azadeh Djalili and Laura Luongo as Associates. The team in Lausanne is being strengthened by Alexandre Both as Managing Associate as well as Mathieu Blanc, Alexandra Brenner and Benoît Fischer as Associates...

Walder Wyss Advises in IPO for Minerva's 5.5 Million Shares
Walder Wyss, September 2014

Minerva Neurosciences Inc. completed its initial public offering of nearly 5.5 million shares, which began trading on 1 July 2014 on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol «NERV». Prior to the IPO, Minerva acquired all shares in Mind-NRG S.A., a Swiss pre-clinical stage pharmaceutical company. Walder Wyss AG has acted as Swiss legal advisor to Minerva. The team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Hubertus Hillerström (Managing Associate, Banking Finance), Fabienne Claudon (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Samuel Lieberherr (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (Associate, Tax) and Manuel B...

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