Mr Urs Haegi > VISCHER > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

VISCHER
SCHÜTZENGASSE 1
P.O. BOX
8021 Zurich
Switzerland
Urs Haegi photo

Work Department

Regulated Markets, Transport/Aviation, Immigration, IP/IT-Law, Contracts

Position

Senior Partner; Head of Transport/Aviation Team and Immigration Team; regular adviser of Business owner and their companies; Former President of the Swiss Bar Association

Career

Court Clerk. Associate with a major law firm in Zurich.

Languages

German, English.

Memberships

Former President of the Swiss Bar Association, International Bar Association, former Chair of the Zurich Bar Association, German competition lawyers’ association.

Education

University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1987), University of California at Davis and Berkeley, Orientation in American Law (1991), University of St. Gallen (M.B.L.-HSG, 2003).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Transport

VISCHER has a strong focus on advising airlines on a broad array of corporate matters. The advice encompasses contracts negotiations with service providers, such as travel offices, air-traffic authorities and airport operators, representation in damage and insurance cases as well as advice on leasing, buying and selling aircraft. Urs Haegi heads the practice and gives ‘very pragmatic‘ advice on various aviation-related contracts as well as on the setting up of airlines and corporate transactions regarding airline companies. The tax aspects of international transport matters are a focus area of Christoph Niederer.