Mr Pascal Honold > Wenger Vieli Ltd > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Wenger Vieli Ltd
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Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity; Venture Capital; Corporate and Commercial Law; Restructuring and Insolvency; Start-up Desk; Capital Market and Listed Companies.


Thanks to his long-standing experience, Pascal Honold has extensive expertise in the field of corporate law, in general, and M&A practice, in particular. He prefers to advise on national and international business transactions in the areas of M&A, private equity, and venture capital, as well as corporate restructuring and financing rounds.

His clients include nationally and internationally active medium-sized companies, corporations and start-ups, entrepreneurs, and investors, as well as investment funds and family offices.

“Empathy, teamwork, and staying focused on the goal – this life lesson learned from sports has today become the guiding principle of my professional career.”


Since 2017, Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2008-2016, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2001-2007, Lawyer at law firms in Zurich; 2000-2001, Junior Lawyer at a law firm in Zurich.


German, English and French.


International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); American Bar Association (ABA); Committee of the Center for Corporate Venturing Switzerland (CCVS); Expert in BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation Program Faculty (by IREM, UZH).


2012, Admission to New York State Bar; 2008, New York Bar Examination; 2008, Fordham University School of Law, NYC (LL.M., International Business and Trade Law); 2002, Admission to Swiss and Zurich Bar; 2000, University of Fribourg (lic. iur., Mention in European Law).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Wenger Vieli Ltd represents creditors, debtors, and third parties in debt collection and insolvency proceedings. The team has experience at all stages of insolvency proceedings, including bankruptcy and liquidation of banks. Georg Zondler, who has over 25 years’ experience, co-leads the department with Pascal Honold, whose focus is corporate reorganisations and restructurings.

Switzerland > Capital markets

Wenger Vieli Ltd advises on the full range of equity and debt capital market matters, and have noteworthy expertise in digitalisation and tokenisation technologies. The department acts for a selection of banks, companies, and private equity funds, as well as start-ups. Pascal Honold leads the team, and has more than 20 years experience in the practice area. Other core team members include Wolfgang Zürcher and Beat Speck.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

The Zurich branch of Wenger Vieli Ltd is led by Beat Speck, Roman Heiz, and Pascal Honold, the executive board. The team covers both national and international legal matters, with a particular focus on taxation. Other notable names include Peter Altorfer, Marco Cereghetti and Nicolas Bracher, described by clients as having ‘broad knowledge of banking matters‘ as well as being ‘excellent litigators‘.