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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)

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Lukas Bühlmann

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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)

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Digital, Data Privacy & E-Commerce | Technology, Media and Telecommunication | Competition, Antitrust and Trade Law


Lukas Bühlmann heads the firm's digital, data privacy & e-commerce group. He advises and represents clients in legal structurings of digital business concepts, regulatory proceedings and civil litigation. He has wide-ranging experience in assisting with contractual and regulatory implementation of cross-border transactions and business concepts in the digital economy. Lukas Bühlmann chairs the firm's ICT practice group comprising lawyers from the firm's Zurich, Geneva and Brussels offices. He leads the firm's e-commerce task force that develops know-how within the firm and its network of partner firms. He has particular experience in luxury goods, new technology, advertising, media and retail.


Head Digital, Data Privacy & E-Commerce (since 2017), Partner with Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (since 2017), Merger of Bühlmann Attorneys at Law and Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (2017), Founding Partner with Bühlmann Attorneys at Law, Zurich (2009 – 2017), Partner with small business law firm, Zurich (2005 – 2009), Associate with a major business law firm, Zurich (2003 – 2005), Admitted to the Bar in Switzerland (Zurich 2001)


German, French, English


International Bar Association (IBA) (Past-Chair Product Law & Advertising Committee), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik (DGRI), International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), European Forum for External Trade, Excise and Customs (EFA), GS1 Switzerland, Practice Group E-Commerce, Swiss Direct Marketing Association, Member of the Board (Regulation and Self-Regulation & Data Protection), Swiss Distant Selling Association, Legal Counsel, Swiss Commission for Fair Advertising, Media Expert, Swiss Online Award, Jury (Legal & Compliance), NetComm Swiss E-Commerce Association


LL.M. (Master of European Community Law), European Legal Studies, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium (2002), Scientific Assistant with the Europa Institute at the University of Zurich (1999 – 2001), Internship with a major business law firm in Zurich (1998 – 1999), University of Lausanne, lic.iur. (1998), University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (1997)


Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Providing full-service advice, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) is best known for its intellectual property, private client, real estate, TMT, competition and corporate work. Key names include Simon HolzerMichael Ritscher , Patricia Guerra, Lukas Bühlmann, Michael Reinle and Mario Strebel.

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Within: Leading individuals

Lukas Bühlmann - Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)

Within: TMT

'Service-oriented and well-reputed law firmMeyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) 'has in-depth knowledge of data protection law and its developments', while also being 'well versed in handling IT contracts for the health sector' and 'cross-border fintech', as well as 'e-commerce matters'. It has additional expertise in IT outsourcing and regulatory topics, technology transfer, copyright and transactions. The client roster includes Bucherer, Schweiz Tourismus, Sunrise and British American Tobacco. The 'highly committed, practical and professional stand-out partner and strong visionaryLukas Bühlmann and 'quick and efficient' senior associate Michael Reinle are recommended.

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