Walder Wyss Ltd.

Legal Services | Switzerland
tel: +41 58 658 58 58 | fax: +41 58 658 59 59
Seefeldstrasse 123 | P.O. Box 1236 | Zurich | 8034 | Switzerland

Main Contacts

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. The team of around 250 legal experts - all of whom with a high level of professional qualifications, international experience and excellent knowledge in many languages - is augmented by over 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 a 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: 1972
Lawyers Worldwide: 261

Notable

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

Diana  Akikol

Diana Akikol

Partner
Roger  Ammann

Roger Ammann

Partner
David  Borer

David Borer

Partner
Robert  Desax

Robert Desax

Partner
Samuel  Dürr

Samuel Dürr

Partner
Michael  Feit

Michael Feit

Partner
Urs P Gnos

Urs P Gnos

Partner
Reto  Jacobs

Reto Jacobs

Partner
André  Kuhn

André Kuhn

Partner
Andrea  Meier

Andrea Meier

Partner
Luc  Pittet

Luc Pittet

Partner
Olivier  Sigg

Olivier Sigg

Partner
Roger  Staub

Roger Staub

Partner
Marco  Strahm

Marco Strahm

Partner
Reto  Vonzun

Reto Vonzun

Partner
Lukas  Wyss

Lukas Wyss

Partner
Ramona  Wyss

Ramona Wyss

Partner
Martin  Zobl

Martin Zobl

Partner

Associates

Fabian  Akeret

Fabian Akeret

Senior Associate
Roxane  Allot

Roxane Allot

Managing Associate
Fabian  Altmann

Fabian Altmann

Associate
Kerstin  Arnesson

Kerstin Arnesson

Senior Associate
Maël  Azokly

Maël Azokly

Associate
Luca  Belloni

Luca Belloni

Associate
Dimitrios  Berger

Dimitrios Berger

Managing Associate
Nico  Bernhard

Nico Bernhard

Managing Associate
Matteo  Berti

Matteo Berti

Associate
Julia  Bhend

Julia Bhend

Managing Associate
Manuel  Bigler

Manuel Bigler

Managing Associate
Nicolas  Bopp

Nicolas Bopp

Associate
Francesca  Borio

Francesca Borio

Senior Associate
Lia  Börlin

Lia Börlin

Associate
Paul  Brasey

Paul Brasey

Associate
Michelle  Bruni

Michelle Bruni

Managing Associate
Lisa  Brunner

Lisa Brunner

Associate
Loïc  Bujard

Loïc Bujard

Associate
Valerio  Caccia

Valerio Caccia

Managing Associate
Anne-Catherine  Cardinaux

Anne-Catherine Cardinaux

Senior Associate
Amina  Chammah

Amina Chammah

Associate
Louis  Christe

Louis Christe

Senior Associate
Nicole  Cleis

Nicole Cleis

Managing Associate
David  Cuendet

David Cuendet

Senior Associate
Alfio  Decristophoris

Alfio Decristophoris

Senior Associate
Lisa  Di Biase

Lisa Di Biase

Associate
Remo  Di Marco

Remo Di Marco

Associate
Angela  Diener

Angela Diener

Senior Associate
Angela  Diener

Angela Diener

Senior Associate
Joffrey  Dobosz

Joffrey Dobosz

Senior Associate
Alex  Domeniconi

Alex Domeniconi

Managing Associate
Giulio  Donati

Giulio Donati

Associate
Bertrand  Donzé

Bertrand Donzé

Senior Associate
Agnès  Dubey

Agnès Dubey

Associate
Stephanie  Eggimann

Stephanie Eggimann

Senior Associate
Anaïs  Essinger

Anaïs Essinger

Associate
Lukas  Fellmann

Lukas Fellmann

Managing Associate
Manu  Ferro

Manu Ferro

Senior Associate
Sonya  Figueredo

Sonya Figueredo

Managing Associate
Ramona  Fischer

Ramona Fischer

Senior Associate
Flora V Francioli

Flora V Francioli

Senior Associate
Dario  Galli

Dario Galli

Managing Associate
Anaëlle  Genoud

Anaëlle Genoud

Senior Associate
Lea  Germann

Lea Germann

Associate
Pamela  Giampietro

Pamela Giampietro

Senior Associate
Dario  Glauser

Dario Glauser

Associate
Lena  Götzinger

Lena Götzinger

Senior Associate
Ursina  Gremminger

Ursina Gremminger

Managing Associate
Tabea  Gutmann

Tabea Gutmann

Senior Associate
Gabrielle  Guye

Gabrielle Guye

Senior Associate
Christian  Hagen

Christian Hagen

Managing Associate
Gustaf  Heintz

Gustaf Heintz

Associate
Simon  Henseler

Simon Henseler

Associate
Lucina  Herzog

Lucina Herzog

Associate
Andreas  Hösli

Andreas Hösli

Senior Associate
Florian  Iten

Florian Iten

Associate
Vangelis  Kalaitzidakis

Vangelis Kalaitzidakis

Senior Associate
Tiffany  Kärle

Tiffany Kärle

Associate
Michael  Kissling

Michael Kissling

Senior Associate
Martin  Klingler

Martin Klingler

Senior Associate
Jonas  Knechtli

Jonas Knechtli

Managing Associate
Philippe  Kohler

Philippe Kohler

Managing Associate
Sandrine  Kreiner

Sandrine Kreiner

Managing Associate
Kathryn  Kruglak

Kathryn Kruglak

Senior Associate
Michael  Kündig

Michael Kündig

Managing Associate
Sabrina  Kunz

Sabrina Kunz

Associate
Nadia H Kuzniar

Nadia H Kuzniar

Associate
Annemarie  Lagger

Annemarie Lagger

Managing Associate
Erik  Lanz

Erik Lanz

Associate
Julia  Lehner

Julia Lehner

Senior Associate
Nadja D Leuthardt

Nadja D Leuthardt

Senior Associate
Annina  Lippuner

Annina Lippuner

Associate
Matthias  Lötscher

Matthias Lötscher

Managing Associate
Martina  Madonna-Quadri

Martina Madonna-Quadri

Senior Associate
Lucas  Maurer

Lucas Maurer

Associate
Anna  Mentzer

Anna Mentzer

Associate
Hannes  Meyle

Hannes Meyle

Senior Associate
Bojan  Momic

Bojan Momic

Senior Associate
Yannick A Moser

Yannick A Moser

Managing Associate
Stefanie  Mühlebach

Stefanie Mühlebach

Senior Associate
Gillian  Nassisi

Gillian Nassisi

Associate
Sanela  Ninkovic-Jakob

Sanela Ninkovic-Jakob

Senior Associate
Naomi  Noël

Naomi Noël

Associate
Timon  Nydegger

Timon Nydegger

Managing Associate
Mirjam  Olah

Mirjam Olah

Senior Associate
Simon  Olstein

Simon Olstein

Associate
Patricia  Pinto

Patricia Pinto

Senior Associate
Katja  Rauber

Katja Rauber

Associate
Sara  Razgallah

Sara Razgallah

Senior Associate
Hugh  Reeves

Hugh Reeves

Managing Associate
Benjamin  Reis

Benjamin Reis

Associate
Kento  Reutimann

Kento Reutimann

Associate
Natascha  Rizzi

Natascha Rizzi

Senior Associate
Florian  Roth

Florian Roth

Managing Associate
Ken  Savioz

Ken Savioz

Senior Associate
Christian A Schmid

Christian A Schmid

Senior Associate
Laurent  Schmidt

Laurent Schmidt

Senior Associate
Valentine  Schnyder

Valentine Schnyder

Senior Associate
Albane  Selimi

Albane Selimi

Senior Associate
Alexander  Sorton

Alexander Sorton

Senior Associate
Céline  Squaratti

Céline Squaratti

Senior Associate
Marina  Srienz

Marina Srienz

Associate
Johannes  Stamm

Johannes Stamm

Associate
Gian  Sulser

Gian Sulser

Associate
Laura  Tarenzi

Laura Tarenzi

Senior Associate
Chloé  Terrapon Chassot

Chloé Terrapon Chassot

Managing Associate
Tamara  Teuscher

Tamara Teuscher

Associate
Quentin  Thorens

Quentin Thorens

Associate
Naomi  Toren

Naomi Toren

Associate
Tizian  Troxler

Tizian Troxler

Associate
Karina  Tschon

Karina Tschon

Managing Associate
Sarah  Vettiger

Sarah Vettiger

Senior Associate
Mattia  Vidoz

Mattia Vidoz

Senior Associate
Alain  von Wattenwyl

Alain von Wattenwyl

Senior Associate
Alice  Vorburger

Alice Vorburger

Managing Associate
Celine  Weber

Celine Weber

Managing Associate
Andrea Tina  Weber

Andrea Tina Weber

Senior Associate
Yannick  Weber

Yannick Weber

Associate
Valentin  Wiesner

Valentin Wiesner

Managing Associate
Steven  Winter

Steven Winter

Associate
Dzevrije  Zendeli

Dzevrije Zendeli

Managing Associate
Sabrina  Zimmermann

Sabrina Zimmermann

Managing Associate
Mathieu  Zufferey

Mathieu Zufferey

Senior Associate

Other

Thierry  Irrthum

Thierry Irrthum

Tax Compliance Manager
Stina  Rispoli

Stina Rispoli

Marketing
Samantha  Thomann Brand

Samantha Thomann Brand

Senior Immigration Manager

Articles

Revised Telecoms Legislation Enters Into Force

Parliament has revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act (TCA) and its various implementing ordinances. These revised regulations entered into force on 1 January 2021. The revision of the telecoms legislation brings about several fundamental changes that affect consumers as well as telecoms service providers (TSPs) and telecoms operators. Consumer protections The revised Swiss telecoms legislation offers increased protection for consumers in different areas. Concerning international roaming, per-second pricing (instead of per-minute pricing) and tariff options should benefit consumers by reducing costs...

Implementation of 2018-2022 National Strategy for the Protection of Switzerland Against Cyber Risks – Quarterly Report

On 19 October 2020 the Federal Council's Cyber Committee adopted a report on the advancement of the 2018-2022 national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks (2018-2022 NCS) and its gradual implementation. The report focuses mainly on the progress made in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and promoting research and training. Overall, the report concludes that much progress has been made in the implementation of the 2018-2022 NCS and that, in general, the process is on track. More specifically, the report notes that one-third of the 247 measures under the NCS have been achieved...

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Press

Swixx Biopharma Acquires Biopas to Enter Latin America

28 June 2024 –Swixx Biopharma AG, a global commercial platform dedicated to unlocking access to innovative medicines worldwide, completed the acquisition of Pharma Consulting Group S.A. and its subsidiary Laboratorios Biopas SA (Biopas) as strategic expansion into Latin America. Biopas is a leading pharmaceutical company in Latin America, specializing in the in-licensing, marketing, and sale of pharmaceutical products. With operational headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, Biopas is one of Latin America’s leading independent marketing and distribution companies for international biopharmaceutical firms...

Walder Wyss opens new offices in Geneva and Lausanne

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...

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