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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Philippe Nordmann

Philippe Nordmann

Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Data Protection
  • Employment
  • Healthcare & Life Science

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

WSG Leadership

Corporate & Commercial
Co-Chair
Data Protection
Co-Chair
Employment
Co-Chair
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Co-Chair
Industry & Commerce
Co-Chair
Litigation
Co-Chair
Private Clients
Co-Chair
Public Sector
Co-Chair
Profile
Philippe Nordmann is Co-Head of our Employment Law Team and Head of our Basel Office. He advises companies as well as executive employees in all aspects of employment law (e.g. drafting of employment contracts and employee regulations, setting upcompensation schemes, support concerning dismissals and plant closures, advising companies in negotiations regarding collective bargaining agreements, assignments of employees, staff leasing, work permits, competition clauses etc.). He has substantial experience in litigation (in private and public employment law as well as in other areas of the law). Moreover, Philippe Nordmann is member of the Private Client team. He advises private clients in questions of international law. In addition, he is a board member of several foundations. Philippe Nordmann was a member of the Tax Appeal Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt from 2013 to 2015. Since 2016 he is Vice-President of the Personnel Appeals Commission of the canton of Basel-Stadt and since 2018 President of the Supporter‘s Association of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the University of St. Gallen.

Born in 1972, Philippe Nordmann was educated at the university of Basel (lic. iur. 1995, Dr. iur. 1997) and at the Cardozo School of Law in New York (LL.M. 2002). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2014, he gained working experience as clerk at the civil court in Basel and worked during 14 years as an associate and as a partner in law firms in Basel, during the last four years as a partner in a leading Swiss law firm where he was head of the Employment Law team. Philippe Nordmann is recognized as a leading expert in the area of employment law by Chambers Europe and Who‘s Who Legal. In 2020 Philippe Nordmann won the Client Choice Award 2020 in the category Labour & Employment for Switzerland. In the same year he was honored as one of four "Leading Individuals" in the category Employment Switzerland by Legal 500.

Philippe Nordmann speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the bar registry of the canton of Basel-Stadt and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
Areas of Practice

Corporate & Commercial | Data Protection | Employment | Healthcare & Life Science | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Industry & Commerce | Litigation | Private Clients | Public Sector

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments


Philippe Nordmann: Preisträger des Client Choice Award im Bereich Labour & Employment

Lindsay Goldberg übernimmt Bilcare Research Group

2020 Best Lawyers Awards

«Who’s Who Legal» erwähnt zwei Partner von Walder Wyss in seiner Umfrage zum Arbeitsrecht von 2019

Philippe Nordmann: Neuer Präsident des Fördervereins des Forschungsinstituts für Arbeit und Arbeitswelten

Bayer verkauft Diabetes-Care-Geschäft


Articles

Ordering Home Office – The Employer’s Toolkit under Exceptional Circumstances
, March 2020

Due to the increasing spread of the coronavirus, numerous companies in Switzerland have already ordered home office work for their employees. This article addresses, inter alia, the question of whether employers can unilaterally order home office work in the current situation and what  consequences this might have. Read the entire article below...

Ordering Home Office – The Employer’s Toolkit under Exceptional Circumstances
Walder Wyss Ltd., March 2020

Due to the increasing spread of the coronavirus, numerous companies in Switzerland have already ordered home office work for their employees. This article addresses, inter alia, the question of whether employers can unilaterally order home office work in the current situation and what  consequences this might have. Read the entire article below...

Additional Articles


From the home office back to the office
Vom Homeoffice zurück ins Büro
Bezahlter Kurzurlaub für Angehörigenbetreuung und langer Betreuungsurlaub bei gesundheitlich schwer beeinträchtigten Kindern
Care Leave to Care for Sick Relatives and for Children with a Serious Health Condition
«Vaterschaftsurlaub jetzt!» – Und wie weiter?
Employment 2020: Switzerland - Trends and Developments
Employment 2020 - Chapter Switzerland
Homeoffice auf Anordnung des Arbeitgebers infolge des Coronavirus
Ordering home office – The employer's toolkit under exceptional circumstances
Anordnung von Homeoffice durch den Arbeitgeber aufgrund des Coronavirus
Stolpersteine im Bereich des arbeitsrechtlichen Konkurrenzverbots
Geschäftsimmigration in der Schweiz: Ein Überblick
Die neue Stellenmeldepflicht
Internationales Sozialversicherungsrecht: Stolpersteine bei der Anstellung von Grenzgängern
Unternehmensansiedlung: Ein globaler Leitfaden des praktischen Rechts, Zweite Ausgabe
Arbeitszeiterfassung
Entlöhnung in Euro
Müssen Arbeitnehmer für geleistete Überstunden entschädigt werden?
Erfolgreiche Führung von Anwaltsunternehmen
Lohn ohne Arbeit?
Arbeiten in der Schweiz
Die missbräuchliche Kündigung im schweizerischen Arbeitsvertragsrecht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Gleichstellungsgesetzes
Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs I – Kommentar zu Art. 166-170, Band II, ab S. 1549
Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs – Kommentar zu Art. 166–170 SchKG


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