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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Philippe Nordmann

Philippe Nordmann

Partner

Expertise

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

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Activity

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

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.

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

Articles


Business immigration in Switzerland: overview
by Ueli Sommer, Philippe Nordmann and Simone Wetzstein
in: "Thomson Reuters Practical Law: Business Immigration Global Guide 2018" 16 July 2018


EmploymentNews 35: Die neue Stellenmeldepflicht
by Philippe Nordmann and Fabian Looser
May 2018


Kurzkommentar Arbeitsgesetz ArG
by Philippe Nordmann
1. Auflage, Basel 2018 (Art. 9-13)


EmploymentNews 30: Internationales Sozialversicherungsrecht: Stolpersteine bei der Anstellung von Grenzgängern
by Philippe Nordmann and David M. Hill
June 2016


Business Immigration: A Global Guide From Pratical Law, 2nd Edition
by Ueli Sommer, Philippe Nordmann and Simone Wetzstein
in: "Business Immigration"
2nd, U.K. 2016


EmploymentNews 27: Arbeitszeiterfassung
by Philippe Nordmann and David M. Hill
May 2015


EmploymentNews 25: Entlöhnung in Euro
by David M. Hill and Philippe Nordmann
March 2015


Müssen Arbeitnehmer für geleistete Überstunden entschädigt werden?
by Philippe Nordmann
in: "Basler Zeitung" 7 December 2012


Erfolgreiche Führung von Anwaltsunternehmen
co-authored by Philippe Nordmann and Filippo Th. Beck
in: Staub/Hehli Hidber (Editor[s]), "Management von Anwaltskanzleien – Geldwäscherei als Managementthema in der Anwaltskanzlei"
Zurich/Basel/Geneva 2012, p. 797


Lohn ohne Arbeit?
by Philippe Nordmann
in: "Basler Zeitung" 13 November 2009


Arbeiten in der Schweiz
co-authored by Philippe Nordmann and Regula Hinderling
in: "WirtschaftsBild" April 2009, pp. 2. 20 f.


Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs – Kommentar zu Art. 166–170 SchKG
by Philippe Nordmann
in: Staehelin/Bauer/Staehelin (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar, 1. Auflage"
Basel 1998


Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs I – Kommentar zu Art. 166-170, Band II, ab S. 1549
by Philippe Nordmann
in: Staehelin/Bauer/Staehelin (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar, 2. Auflage"
Basel 1998


Die missbräuchliche Kündigung im schweizerischen Arbeitsvertragsrecht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Gleichstellungsgesetzes
by Philippe Nordmann
in: Philippe Nordmann (Editor[s]), "Basler Studien zur Rechtswissenschaft (Band 41)"
Basel 1998


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