Walder Wyss Ltd.

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

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
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
Andrea  Meier

Andrea Meier

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

Dominik  Aerni

Dominik Aerni

Senior Associate
Roxane  Allot

Roxane Allot

Senior Associate
Roger  Ammann

Roger Ammann

Managing Associate
Fabienne  Anner

Fabienne Anner

Managing Associate
Sylvia  Anthamatten

Sylvia Anthamatten

Managing Associate
Marion  Bähler

Marion Bähler

Managing Associate
Luca  Belloni

Luca Belloni

Associate
Dimitrios  Berger

Dimitrios Berger

Senior Associate
Nico  Bernhard

Nico Bernhard

Managing Associate
Manuel  Bigler

Manuel Bigler

Managing Associate
Francesca  Borio

Francesca Borio

Associate
Marius  Breier

Marius Breier

Managing Associate
Michelle  Bruni

Michelle Bruni

Senior Associate
Peter  Bürkli

Peter Bürkli

Senior Associate
Valerio  Caccia

Valerio Caccia

Senior Associate
Louis  Christe

Louis Christe

Senior Associate
Nicole  Cleis

Nicole Cleis

Senior Associate
David  Cuendet

David Cuendet

Senior Associate
Albane  de Ziegler

Albane de Ziegler

Managing Associate
Alfio  Decristophoris

Alfio Decristophoris

Senior Associate
Alex  Domeniconi

Alex Domeniconi

Managing Associate
Bertrand  Donzé

Bertrand Donzé

Associate
Ivan  Dunjic

Ivan Dunjic

Senior Associate
Lukas  Fellmann

Lukas Fellmann

Senior Associate
Regula  Fellner

Regula Fellner

Managing Associate
Sonya  Figueredo

Sonya Figueredo

Senior Associate
Ramona  Fischer

Ramona Fischer

Associate
Dario  Galli

Dario Galli

Senior Associate
Marco  Galli

Marco Galli

Managing Associate
Anaëlle  Genoud

Anaëlle Genoud

Associate
Maria  Gentile

Maria Gentile

Senior Associate
Lena  Götzinger

Lena Götzinger

Associate
Ursina  Gremminger

Ursina Gremminger

Managing Associate
Martin  Greuter

Martin Greuter

Associate
Gabrielle  Guye

Gabrielle Guye

Senior Associate
Christian  Hagen

Christian Hagen

Managing Associate
Katrin  Hagger

Katrin Hagger

Associate
Isabelle  Hanselmann

Isabelle Hanselmann

Senior Associate
Gustaf  Heintz

Gustaf Heintz

Associate
Simon  Henseler

Simon Henseler

Associate
Lucina  Herzog

Lucina Herzog

Associate
Roger  Hofer

Roger Hofer

Senior Associate
Martin  Klingler

Martin Klingler

Senior Associate
Jonas  Knechtli

Jonas Knechtli

Managing Associate
Philippe  Kohler

Philippe Kohler

Senior Associate
Pascale  Köster

Pascale Köster

Managing Associate
Sandrine  Kreiner

Sandrine Kreiner

Managing Associate
Kathryn  Kruglak

Kathryn Kruglak

Associate
André  Kuhn

André Kuhn

Managing Associate
Angela  Kummer

Angela Kummer

Associate
Michael  Kündig

Michael Kündig

Senior Associate
Sabrina  Kunz

Sabrina Kunz

Associate
Nadia H Kuzniar

Nadia H Kuzniar

Associate
Annemarie  Lagger

Annemarie Lagger

Senior Associate
Erik  Lanz

Erik Lanz

Associate
Julia  Lehner

Julia Lehner

Senior Associate
Christine  Leuch

Christine Leuch

Managing Associate
Samuel  Lieberherr

Samuel Lieberherr

Managing Associate
Fabian  Looser

Fabian Looser

Managing Associate
Matthias  Lötscher

Matthias Lötscher

Managing Associate
Martina  Madonna-Quadri

Martina Madonna-Quadri

Senior Associate
Lucas  Maurer

Lucas Maurer

Associate
Hannes  Meyle

Hannes Meyle

Associate
Gina  Moll

Gina Moll

Associate
Bojan  Momic

Bojan Momic

Associate
Yannick A Moser

Yannick A Moser

Managing Associate
Thomas  Nagel

Thomas Nagel

Associate
Timon  Nydegger

Timon Nydegger

Senior Associate
Mirjam  Olah

Mirjam Olah

Senior Associate
Simon  Olstein

Simon Olstein

Associate
Stéphanie  Oneyser

Stéphanie Oneyser

Senior Associate
Flora V Palovics

Flora V Palovics

Senior Associate
Patricia  Pinto

Patricia Pinto

Associate
Sophie  Püschel-Arnold

Sophie Püschel-Arnold

Managing Associate
Boris  Räber

Boris Räber

Managing Associate
Sara  Razgallah

Sara Razgallah

Associate
Léo  Reber

Léo Reber

Associate
Emilia  Rebetez

Emilia Rebetez

Managing Associate
Hugh  Reeves

Hugh Reeves

Managing Associate
Yacine  Rezki

Yacine Rezki

Senior Associate
Natascha  Rizzi

Natascha Rizzi

Associate
Florian  Roth

Florian Roth

Senior Associate
Ken  Savioz

Ken Savioz

Associate
Albane  Selimi

Albane Selimi

Senior Associate
Marie  Stenger

Marie Stenger

Senior Associate
Lorena  Studer

Lorena Studer

Senior Associate
Rafal  Szala

Rafal Szala

Managing Associate
Chloé  Terrapon Chassot

Chloé Terrapon Chassot

Managing Associate
Karina  Tschon

Karina Tschon

Associate
Sarah  Vettiger

Sarah Vettiger

Senior Associate
Mattia  Vidoz

Mattia Vidoz

Associate
Béatrice  Viertl Bujard

Béatrice Viertl Bujard

Senior Associate
Alice  Vorburger

Alice Vorburger

Senior Associate
Claudia  Weber

Claudia Weber

Senior Associate
Celine  Weber

Celine Weber

Senior Associate
Andrea Tina  Weber

Andrea Tina Weber

Senior Associate
Valentin  Wiesner

Valentin Wiesner

Managing Associate
Chiara  Wirz

Chiara Wirz

Associate
Dzevrije  Zendeli

Dzevrije Zendeli

Managing Associate
Pascal  Zysset

Pascal Zysset

Senior Associate

Other

Stina  Rispoli

Stina Rispoli

Marketing

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

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...

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

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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