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Lenz & Staehelin

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Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Dr Lukas Morscher

Work +41 58 450 80 00
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

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).



Within: Insurance

Lenz & Staehelin's client portfolio features international and domestic insurers and re-insurers, financial institutions, funds and regulators, among others. The team is best known for advisory services in a corporate, investment, transactional and outsourcing environment, while also handling insurance policy and risk transfer aspects. Carterpillar Insurance, AXA, Baloise and Schweizerische Mobiliar receive regular assistance from the team, which is headed by Olivier Stahler and Lukas Morscher.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin has supreme experience of banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, competition and dispute resolution, with additional expertise in IP, TMT, sports and tax matters. Patrick Hünerwadel, Marcel TranchetHans-Jakob Diem, Harold Frey, Marcel Meinhardt, Jürg Simon and Lukas Morscher are among the leading individuals.

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Within: TMT

Lenz & Staehelin is renowned for its transactional, contractual, licensing, regulatory, e-commerce, advertising and outsourcing experience, including longstanding expertise in the banking sector. In recent work, Lukas Morscher assisted a global banking group with the regulatory and transactional aspects concerning intra-group hosted data platform solutions. Transactions partner Guy Vermeil is the main contact in Geneva.

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Switzerland: Technology (2nd edition)

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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