Liechtenstein > Corporate and M&A
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Corporate and M&A
Müller & Partner Rechtsanwälte
Walch & Schurti
Wolff Gstoehl Bruckschweiger
Kaiser & Kaiser
- Lampert & Schächle Attorneys at Law Ltd
Ritter & Beck Rechtsanwälte
Ritter & Wohlwend Rechtsanwälte AG
Christian Batliner –
Batliner Wanger Batliner Rechtsanwälte AG
- Johannes Gasser – Batliner (Dr Dr) & Gasser (Dr)
- Christian Batliner –
Dr Dr Batliner & Dr Gasser provides a ‘triple-A service’, ‘excellent response times’ and ‘good value for money’. Supported by associated trust First Advisory Group, it has experience in cross-border mergers, company formation and reorganisation, joint ventures, internet and domain law, and telecoms. Professor Herbert Batliner, Johannes Gasser and ‘excellent team player’ Hannes Arnold are all recommended.
Founded in 2002, Batliner Wanger Batliner Rechtsanwälte AG is highly respected in the domestic and international markets, with expertise across M&A, tax, competition, corporate governance and capital markets. Martin Batliner leads the firm’s international fund work, and Christian Batliner handles all aspects of company, trusts and foundation law, including national and cross-border purchase transactions, capital changes, and business reorganisations.
Marxer & Partner Attorneys-at-Law handles domestic and cross-border corporate, foundation and trust law, and tax and capital matters. It has global links with multidisciplinary professionals including trust companies, auditors, banks and asset managers, and is also notable for its Lex Mundi membership. Karl Josef Hier is recommended.
Müller & Partner Rechtsanwälte’s expertise includes corporate, foundation and trust law, cross-border mergers, tax and IP. Its work is supported by associated trusts Gassner Treuhand and Real Trust, and its membership of the European Lawyers Group (ELG) strengthens its international presence. Veteran practitioner Wolfgang Müller is recommended.
‘One of Liechtenstein’s top law firms’, Walch & Schurti works alongside associated trust Walpart to offer a full service to international business clients with interests in the country. Its expertise includes cross-border M&A, company formation, and foundation and trust law. Andreas Schurti specialises in the latter area, and has practised in Europe and New York. Ernst Walch practised in New York for several years, and advises companies, estates and trusts. The firm is well regarded for its expertise in litigation.
Wolff Gstoehl Bruckschweiger deals with company, foundation, trust, contract and property law, and is supported by a broad network of other professionals in the market. The ‘really outstanding’ Peter Wolff is ‘a very good litigation lawyer and also very experienced in corporate matters’. Christoph Bruckschweiger is also well regarded.
Batliner & Konrad Rechtsanwälte handles general corporate and commercial matters, and Karlheinz Konrad is experienced in contract and property law. The firm also has strong contentious expertise, including ‘really highly regarded arbitrator’ Andreas Batliner.
A relatively new firm, advocatio Rechtsanwälte Grabher Schallert Dür continues to build its practice, with clients across Europe and Russia. Johannes Grabher and Johannes Dür advised Austrian entrepreneurs on establishing a new business in Liechtenstein, and were instructed on a major project involving the exploitation of IP rights. The firm is not connected with any associated trust.
The ‘excellent’ Law Office Harry Gstöhl & Partner is ‘strong in well-founded strategic decisions’, and its team is ‘not only efficient but also extremely courteous and friendly’. The firm deals with a range of corporate and commercial work, domestically and across Europe. Thomas Plattner is ‘knowledgeable’, and Egon Hug ‘convinces not only through his deep legal knowledge and understanding, but also by his distinctive personality’.
The ‘very fast and precise’ Ospelt & Partner Rechtsanwälte AG is ‘always available to help but never prepared to compromise principle’. With a prestigious client base, the six-lawyer practice is ‘in the top tier of small firms’, and has been instructed on major cross-border transactions, with a particularly strong track record in the telecoms sector. Alexander Ospelt has ‘excellent technical knowledge of Liechtenstein law and understanding of UK taxation’, and Daniel Tschikof is ‘very responsive and discreet’.
Seeger, Frick & Partner’s four-partner practice focuses on company, trust and corporate law, with expertise in tax and capital markets. It is supported by various associate entities, including trustees Seeger & Seeger Treuunternehmen, Bank Alpium, Bank Frick and Crystal Fund Management. Mario Frick is well respected for his international tax expertise.
Sele Frommelt & Partner Attorneys at Law Ltd specialises in corporate and commercial law, and acts for national and multinational corporations. Hugo Sele and Veit Frommelt are experienced in company, foundation and trust law.
Advocatur Sprenger & Partner AG handles company formations and M&A, with additional expertise in real estate, taxation, EU law and IP. Robert Beck is noted for his intelligence and technical knowledge. The firm is supported by its associations with trust Administral Anstalt, business and tax consultants Accurata Treuhand-und Revisions-AG, and asset managers Asseta Vermögensverwaltung AG.
Hauser Partners’ Liechtenstein office supports the Austrian practice in major corporate transactions, including M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. ‘Tough negotiator’ Wulf Hauser is ‘detail-oriented, diligent and open to new ideas and approaches’, and is particularly recommended for complex, cross-border deals.
Working alongside its associate trust, asset management company and trading company, Kaiser & Kaiser offers integrated business services, with expertise including capital markets, company commercial and tax law. Peter Kaiser and Bettina Kaiser-Roks are the key figures.
Lampert & Schächle Attorneys at Law Ltd specialises in business and company law, with broader expertise in white-collar crime. Siegbert Lampert deals with foundation and trust law, and Rudolf Schächle is experienced in transaction due diligence and bankruptcy.
Ritter & Beck Rechtsanwälte is active in business, company, tax, foundation and trust law, domestically and internationally. The practice is supported by associated trusts.
Ritter & Wohlwend Rechtsanwälte AG’s four-partner practice is well respected in the market, with expertise in capital markets, foundation and trust law, asset management, trade mark and copyright law.