Dr Adrian Dörig > VISCHER > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

8021 Zurich
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Work Department

Banking and Finance.


Partner, Head of Banking & Finance Practice Group. Adrian Dörig is primarily active in banking and finance. He specialises in structured finance transactions, in particular acquisition, restructuring and lease financing. He also deals with regulatory and contractual issues relating to financial services, collective investment schemes and asset management. In addition, he advises clients on M&A projects and real estate transactions.


Bar admission (Switzerland 1994, New York 1997); Court Clerk; Associate with Cantonal Tax Administration; Foreign Associate with Howard Darby & Levin (by now Covington & Burling) in New York; Associate with major law firm in Zurich and Geneva; Partner since 2006.


German, English, French.


Zurich Bar Association; Swiss Bar Association; International Bar Association; German-American Lawyer’s Association (DAJV); Advisory Board of Forum Kapitalmarktinstrumente – Kapitalmarktfinanzierug e.V.


University of St. Gallen, HSG (lic. iur., 1992; Dr. iur., 1998); University of Virginia (LL.M., 1996).


Running and mountaineering.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich

At VISCHER, the team is active in financing transactions, banking-related dispute resolution, insolvencies and fintech. The broad client portfolio includes a mix of domestic and foreign banks, funds, insurance companies, securities dealers and asset managers. The team is jointly led by Markus Guggenbühl , who is also well versed in financial market regulations, and Adrian Dörig, who specialises in structured finance transactions. Jana Essebier is noted for her expertise in financial instruments, including derivatives and structured products, and is also active in fintech-related matters, where she advises on crowdfunding, mobile payments and blockchain. Stefan Grieder in Basel and senior associate David Weber are further key contacts.