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Lenz & Staehelin

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Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Dr Lukas Morscher

Work +41 58 450 80 00
Lenz & Staehelin

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Technology, Media & Telecoms, Outsourcing (ITO and BPO transactions), Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Stock Exchange Law, Corporate Governance, Digitization / Industry 4.0, Data Privacy, Banking and Finance, FinTech, Insurance and Reinsurance, Commercial and Contracts.


Dr. Lukas Morscher is head of the practice group TMT and Outsourcing in Zurich and an expert on corporate M&A and financial services. He advises regularly on international and domestic transactions, and is considered a leading lawyer in technology, telecoms and business sourcing in Switzerland.


Swiss Federal Office of Foreign Economic Affairs (1993-95), Admission to Basel, Zurich and Bern Bar (1994/95), Practice as Attorney in US law firm (1996/97), Joined Lenz & Staehelin (1998), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2003).


German, English, French.


Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, SwissICT, Swiss Internet Industry Association (simsa), Schweizer Forum für Kommunikationsrecht (SF-FS), International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw).


University of Basel (Master in Economics 1987), University of Basel (lic. iur. 1990), University of Basel (Dr. iur. 1992), Harvard Business School (AMP 2012).


Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin’s practice offers deep expertise across the full spectrum of banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, competition and dispute resolution matters, complemented by a particular deep sector knowledge of the TMT industry. Key contacts include Patrick Hünerwadel, Hans-Jakob Diem, Harold Frey, Marcel Meinhardt, Jürg Simon and Lukas Morscher.

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Within: TMT

Lenz & Staehelin’s ‘first-rate’ team provides transactional and regulatory advice in the TMT sector, as well as assistance with data management, media rights, fintech and outsourcing. Recent work includes assisting a global asset management group with the structuring and implementation of a hosted data management platform and advising an international insurance group on restructuring and outsourcing matters in preparation for Brexit. The ‘excellentLukas Morscher is ‘great with clients’ and ‘very easy to work with’, while Guy Vermeilconsistently combines high technical knowledge with strong business acumen, risk assessment and strategic vision’.

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Switzerland: Technology

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations relevant in Switzerland . It will cover communications networks and their operators, databases and software, data protection, AI, cybersecurity as well as the author's view on planned future reforms of the technology market. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Technology. [Continue Reading]

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