Buis Bürgi AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Firm Profile

Buis Bürgi AG
MÜHLEBACHSTRASSE 8
PO BOX 672
8024 ZÜRICH
Switzerland

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich Tier 4

Buis Bürgi AG is a ‘highly professional‘ boutique with a specialisation in banking and finance matters. Acting on contentious and non-contentious matters, the team regularly works in conjunction with larger firms in special tasks in the framework of financial transactions. Eric Buis heads the banking and finance team in addition to covering white-collar crime matters where he is supported by Jeremias Widmer.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Jeremias Widmer; Paul Bürgi

Testimonials

‘Eric Buis is an outstanding practitioner; very pragmatic and solution-oriented, and therefore offering outstanding value for money.’

‘Eric Buis is a well-known, well-connected and excellent banking litigator.’

‘Buis Bürgi is a firm whose partners are involved in substantive work from A-Z in dynamic interaction with the client, provides excellent performance with a very experienced and long-standing core team in a solution-enabling spirit, has been continuously involved in various civil, white-collar and insolvency matters with significant amounts in dispute.’

‘The firm has a number of very knowledgeable people with longstanding practices, mainly in corporate, financing and litigation matters. They are used to deal with complex matters and have encounters with much larger firms on equal levels. They are also one of the first addresses if large firms are conflicted.’

‘Eric Buis combines top-level finance and corporate expertise with an open-minded approach.’

Jeremias Widmer is a very talented younger lawyer.’

‘Eric Buis and Paul Bürgi have a huge knowledge in banking and finance law and are very responsive.’

‘Eric Buis & Paul Bürgi are capable of leading very complex litigation cases. Eric Buis has a deep unterstanding of the litigation in the field of financial services. Due to the boutique character of the firm the client has the comfort that the handling of the cases is not delegated to junior associates. By retaining the services of Buis Bürgi, you know who you will be dealing with and whose work product you will receive.’

Key clients

Philips

Dufry

Omron

Toyota Material Handling

Lehman Brothers

Abengoa

Gate Group

A.B.S. Factoring

Philips

Dufry

Omron

Toyota Material Handling

Lehman Brothers

Abengoa

Gate Group

A.B.S. Factoring

Work highlights

  • Assisted a high-level bank executive with the ongoing Archegos and Greensill investigation.
  • Advised a Swiss bank on various insolvency aspects regarding a key customer.
  • Represented a Greek shipping fleet owner whose assets were hidden by family members in various Swiss, Liechtenstein and Panamanian off-shore structures with Swiss bank accounts.