Ms Catherine Grun Meyer > Niederer Kraft Frey AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Niederer Kraft Frey AG

Work Department

Private Clients, Employment Law, Corporate, Dispute Resolution.


Catherine Grun mainly focuses on inheritance, estate and family law (including marital and marital property law), foundation law as well as employment, corporate and contract law. Her work also includes dispute resolution in these areas.


Niederer Kraft Frey, Partner (2015), Member of the executive committee and vice-chairwoman at Niederer Kraft Frey (2021).


German, English.


Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association, International Bar Association.


University of Miami, School of Law, LL.M. (2005-06). Admitted to the Bar (2003). University of Zurich Law School, lic. iur. (1996-2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Employment

(Next Generation Partners)

Catherine Grun MeyerNiederer Kraft Frey AG

Niederer Kraft Frey AG‘s ‘great‘ employment team advises clients, in general companies and senior employees, on the full array of contentious and non-contentious matters, such as the drafting of employment agreements, share plans and compensation schemes. The practice is jointly headed by ‘first-class employment lawyerCatherine Grun Meyer and ‘skillful litigatorValerie Meyer Bahar and frequently assists with employment advice on M&A transactions and restructurings, including issues regarding tax, social security and pensions law. The unit has recently seen an increase in discrimination cases relating to gender and age discrimination. Andreas Casutt, Thomas Sprecher and the ‘sharp-wittedLivia Keller are other key contacts.

Switzerland > Private client

(Leading individuals)

Catherine Grun MeyerNiederer Kraft Frey AG

Niederer Kraft Frey AG advises private clients, many of whom are Swiss-domiciled high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals as well as celebrities from the sports world, on estate, wealth and succession planning, asset protection, tax issues regarding investments and undertakings, foundations and philanthropy matters as well as any issues they may face in their daily lives, such as acquisition of real estate and art, the setting up of legal structures and the employment of staff. The team is further experienced in matrimonial property law and is noted for its divorce law practice. Catherine Grun Meyer provides brilliant advice‘ and heads the practice together with Thomas Graf, ‘an eminent and experienced tax lawyer‘. The ‘extremely hard-workingDaniel Antognini and Thomas Hochstrasser, an ‘extremely versatile lawyer‘ whom ‘you can really rely upon‘, assist clients with inheritance and estate matters as well as representation in disputes.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Niederer Kraft Frey AG fields a plethora of experts covering a comprehensive legal service offering. Among the core areas of expertise are corporate and M&A as well as banking and finance matters, which are ably covered by Philippe Weber and Philipp Haas. In dispute resolution, Tamir Livschitz and Daniel Eisele are the key figures. Clara-Ann Gordon and András Gurovits are the team’s experts in TMT and sports law matters. Other names to note are tax expert Thomas Graf, private client-focused Catherine Grun Meyer, real estate specialist Andreas F Vögeli and competition law expert Nicolas Birkhaeuser.