Commercial, corporate and M&A in Liechtenstein

BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG

BATLINER WANGER BATLINER Rechtsanwälte AG houses a comprehensive transactional practice, which routinely advises on M&A, capital markets, corporate restructuring and commercial agreements. In addition, the firm has broad expertise in corporate governance and regulatory matters. The highly regarded Christian Batliner advises on both corporate deals and compliance matters. Martin Batliner and Markus Wille are other names to note.

Practice head(s):

Christian Batliner; Martin Batliner; Markus Wille

Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law

Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law covers the spectrum of corporate and commercial issues, with strong showings in M&A, capital markets, corporate restructuring, foundations and trusts. It also fields a robust regulatory practice, which consistently advises on transactional support matters as well as standalone market regulation issues. Johannes Gasser is recognised as a specialist in corporate, trust and foundation law. Hannes Arnold and Thomas Nigg also dedicate a significant portion of their practice to corporate, commercial and M&A matters.

Practice head(s):

Hannes Arnold; Johannes Gasser; Thomas Nigg

Testimonials

The team is very committed and highly professional. Always tries to bring in the best person for a specific problem.’

Very pleasant to work with, polite and friendly even when under pressure.’

Great team of lawyers. Deputy function is guaranteed at all times. Criticism is taken seriously.’

They have a great team composed of highly motivated and very intelligent lawyers. They are exceptionally client-orientated and provide very good value for money.’

Johannes Gasser: one of the leading experts in foundation law; technically strong; broad experience and in-depth knowledge in private wealth law; hands-on approach and creative solutions; thinking out of the box and focusing on specific requirements of each situation.’

Thomas Nigg is easy to understand, very responsive and outstandingly client-orientated.’

Hannes Arnold is my single point of entry whenever there are commercial/corporate law questions in Liechtenstein. He has a fast understanding of complex cases and provides to-the-point advice within a reasonable time.’

Marxer & Partner Attorneys-at-Law

Among the largest firms in Liechtenstein, Marxer & Partner Attorneys-at-Law houses a sizeable corporate, commercial and M&A practice, which is well versed in cross-border transactions. Financial services clients compose the backbone of the practice but it has experience in advising the full spread of corporations on M&A, joint ventures, restructuring and regulatory matters. Johannes Burger and Michael Oberhuber are highly regarded.

Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd

A popular choice for transactions involving regulated industries, Schurti Partners Attorneys at Law Ltd  is best known for its close relationships with banks, insurance companies and fintech providers. The group handles company formations, M&A and restructurings, with the ability to draw on its full-service offering to provide supplementary advice on regulatory and contentious matters. High-profile figure Andreas Schurti jointly heads the group and advises on transactional and corporate governance work. Department co-lead Alexander Appel is recognised for his record in cross-border transactions, while the ‘very sharp-minded’ Moritz Blasy is noted for his financial services focus.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Appel; Andreas Schurti

Testimonials

The team has long experience in commercial, corporate and M&A. In particular, the team has conducted several complex and large M&A transactions involving Financial Market Authority-supervised entities, such as banks and insurance companies.’

Demonstrates a solution-oriented approach.’

The leading individuals in the firm in commercial, corporate and M&A are Alexander Appel and Moritz Blasy.’

Moritz Blasy is very sharp minded and delivers fast solutions.’

Moritz Blasy is a particular expert in matters concerning insurance companies.’

advocatio Rechtsanwälte Grabher Dür

advocatio Rechtsanwälte Grabher Dür distinguishes itself through its international focus, with strong experience in Russia and Eastern Europe-related transactions. Department head Johannes Dür has a broad practice, which spans M&A, joint ventures, insolvency and litigation.

Practice head(s):

Johannes Dür

Testimonials

advocatio Rechtsanwälte Grabher Dür has a small, but excellent and senior team of committed lawyers.’

The senior partners are highly dedicated and provide excellent support.’

Johannes Dür has provided me with excellent support in various legal matters in recent years. He is very flexible in addressing a client’s needs, very client-oriented and hands-on.’

Johannes Dür is solution-oriented and can express his opinion clearly and comprehensibly.’

Johannes Dür has extensive knowledge in corporate and commercial law as he works both as a counsellor and as a litigator; that is why he always has a broad perspective.’

Lampert & Partner Attorneys at Law Ltd

Lampert & Partner Attorneys at Law Ltd’s corporate and commercial practice has a focus on advising TMT and financial services clients. Siegbert Lampert, who is dual-qualified in Liechtenstein and New York, acts for domestic and foreign companies on transactional, regulatory and contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Siegbert Lampert

Müller & Partner Rechtsanwälte

Müller & Partner Rechtsanwälte advises its extensive roster of financial services clients on a varied mix of M&A, insolvency, market regulation and litigation. Roland Müller is a key contact and routinely acts for domestic and international companies and foundations on corporate and commercial matters. Martin Zech is another key name.

Practice head(s):

Egon Hug; Roland Müller; Wolfgang Müller; Robert Neudorfer; Martin Zech

Niedermüller Attorney at Law

Sweet spots at Niedermüller Attorney at Law include asset recovery, foundation law, fintech and M&A. Department head Matthias Niedermüller   has 'a great commercial understanding of transactions’.

Practice head(s):

Matthias Niedermüller

Testimonials

A professional team — responsive and focuses on the client, providing advice in a practical way.’

Matthias Niedermüller is client-oriented and open to find new solutions on complex matters.’

Matthias has a hands-on approach, a great commercial understanding of transactions and is very responsive.

Key clients

Skale Labs Inc.

Nomisma Holdings Pte Ltd Singapore

Seven Commodities AG

Curio AG

Work highlights

  • Advised Seven Commodities on a cross-border spin-off and merger.

Seeger, Frick & Partner

Seeger, Frick & Partner advises on a wide range of corporate matters, with foundations, trusts and tax issues providing the bulk of instructions. Hilmar Hoch, who is admitted in both New York and Liechtenstein, advises national and multinational clients on transactional and regulatory matters. Wolfgang Seeger is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Wolfgang Seeger

Sele Frommelt & Partner Attorneys at Law Ltd

Sele Frommelt & Partner Attorneys at Law Ltd’s practice is weighted towards foundation and trust law. It also handles a significant volume of M&A, corporate compliance and commercial litigation. The key contacts are Veit Frommelt, who focuses on corporate, commercial and international work, and Hugo Sele. Rainer Lampert is also noted.

Walser Attorneys at Law Ltd.

Walser Attorneys at Law Ltd. specialises in advising on the establishment, management and restructuring of foundations, trusts and partnerships. Manuel Walser, who acts for both private and institutional clients, is noted.

Practice head(s):

Manuel Walser

Key clients

Allgemeines Treuunternehmen

CorPa Treuhand AG

CorPa Services AG

Mutual Consulting Establishment

Stonehage Fleming Trust Holdings (Jersey) Ltd.

Wolff Gstoehl Bruckschweiger

Corporate and M&A is a key pillar at Wolff Gstoehl Bruckschweiger. The firm, which has good links with foreign law firms, has strong experience of advising on cross-border corporate finance deals, primarily for banks and investors. Martin Gstoehl and Christoph Bruckschweiger are key contacts.