Firm Profile > Froriep > London, England


European firms in London: Switzerland Tier 1

Froriep's 'very responsive and contactable' London office advises on Swiss law only; its key strengths are complex, cross-border, leveraged and acquisition finance transactions; assisting asset managers of collective investment schemes with authorisation and licensing requirements; project, commodity and asset finance matters, including aircraft finance; regulatory issues surrounding cross-border activities as well as setting up regulated entities in Switzerland; and advising clients on charitable activities, either on the endowment of existing institutions or on the set up of their own charitable structures. Dunja Koch, of counsel Bruno Boesch, senior associate Jérôme Pidoux and associate Andrea Trost are the office's recommended advisers.

Practice head(s):

Dunja Koch


The Froriep team gives excellent and pragmatic Swiss law advice, and always tries to find a solution. It is also very flexible with fees – Swiss firms can be very expensive, but it is accommodating when it needs to be‘.

Both Dunja Koch and Jérôme Pidoux are very professional and have extensive knowledge and expertise; they provide advice that is practical, not just a restatement of the legal requirements but also how such requirements are applied to actual situations‘.

Key clients

City Financial Investment Company Limited

Standard Chartered Bank

Dogus Holding

Unicredit Bank

Fundo Soberano de Angola (Sovereign Fund of Angola)

Engine Lease Finance Corporation

GSM Grosvenor

European Investment Bank

BNP Paribas

Credit Suisse

Royal Bank of Scotland



Norddeutsche Landesbank

Qatar National Bank



Standard Bank

Carlyle Aviation (formerly Apollo Aviation)

The Export-Import Bank of Korea


ANZ Australia and New Zealand Banking Corporation

Octagon Credit Investors

The firm’s London office, established over 30 years ago, has helped Froriep to build a unique familiarity with English and especially City of London business practices and professional expectations, invaluable when attending to UK/Swiss transactions. Our London team advises clients on Swiss law across a variety of industries in areas including corporate/M&A, banking & finance, financial services including funds, aviation, employment and data protection. Thanks to Froriep’s fully integrated structure, they benefit from all our experts in our Zurich, Geneva and Zug offices who enable them to handle large matters.

For the ninth consecutive year the Legal 500 directory (2020) has recommended our London office as a Top Tier Firm.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking & Finance Dunja Koch +44 20 7236 6000
Arts & Culture Bruno Boesch +44 20 7236 6000
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Bruno W Boesch  photo Mr Bruno W Boesch Counsel. After 20 years of corporate transactions and banking, Mr Boesch now…
Mr Jérôme Pidoux  photo Mr Jérôme Pidoux Associate
Mrs Andrea Trost  photo Mrs Andrea Trost Associate
Lawyers at this office : 4