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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

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Geneva, Lugano, Zug, Zurich

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug.

Our core business is advising our clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Most of our work has an international component. We have broad experience handling cross-border proceedings and transactions. Our extensive network consists of correspondent law firms which are all market leaders in their jurisdictions.

Bär & Karrer was repeatedly awarded Switzerland Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years.

2018, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Mergermarket European M&A Award ("Legal Adviser of the Year")

2018 IFLR M&A Deal of the Year

2018 Best in Trusts & Estates by Euromoney LMG

2018, 2017 Trophées du Droit Silver

2016, 2013 and 2012 Chambers Award

2016, 2015 and 2014 Legal 500 ("most recommended law firm in Switzerland")

2016 Trophées du Droit Gold

2015 and 2014 IFLR Award

2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 The Lawyer European Award

2015 Citywealth Magic Circle Award ("Law firm of the Year - EMEA")

2014 Citywealth International Financial Centre Award

  • Number of lawyers: 150+
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian

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