Dr iur Till Spillmann > Niederer Kraft Frey AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Niederer Kraft Frey AG

Work Department

Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance


Till Spillmann specializes in large and complex international and domestic private and public M&A, capital markets and corporate finance transactions. In addition, he advises on corporate governance and other corporate and commercial law matters.


Trainee at a major Swiss law firm (2004). Associate at a major Swiss law firm (2006). Secondment to a Magic Circle law firm in London (2007). Partner at a major Swiss law firm (2013). Managing Partner at a major Swiss law firm (2014). Niederer Kraft Frey, Partner (2018-).


German, English


University of Zurich, lic. iur. (2002). University of Zurich, PhD / Dr. iur. (2004). Admitted to the Bar (2006).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Niederer Kraft Frey AG ‘guarantees a very precise and safe landing on business points, without any compromise on the legal side of the advice.‘ The corporate team has a strong track record in advising corporations from the pharmaceutical and life sciences, financial services, high-tech and retail industries, as well as private equity houses in acquisitions, sales, takeovers and mergers. The group has experience in international matters, and has established a dedicated China Desk. Practice head Philipp Haas is a seasoned transaction specialist whose team also includes Adrian Koller, Peter IslerMoritz Maurer and investor key contact Patrik Peyer. Till Spillmann also has capital market and finance know-how, while Philippe Weber also assists with governance and compliance issues.

Switzerland > Capital markets

Niederer Kraft Frey AG has established itself as a strong player on debt, equity and hybrid capital market products. The group has a particular strong track record in IPOs, but also assists with Swiss domestic securitization transactions, issuance of covered bonds, equity capital markets transactions, as well as rights offerings, spin-offs and private equity placements. François Bianchi leads the practice, which also includes DCM and ECM transaction specialist Daniel Bono and Philipp Haas who also covers market conduct rules. Till Spillmann is considered to be ‘an amazing partner‘. Philippe Weber also advises on compliance with securities law and regulations. Andrea Giger was promoted to partner in January 2022. Christina Del Vecchio became a general counsel at PolyPeptide Group in mid-2021.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich

Niederer Kraft Frey AG‘s broad practice is a go-to address for national and international banks as well as other financial institutions. It has considerable experience representing borrowers and lenders in financing transactions; banking and financial services regulation; banking litigation and advising on banking insolvency regulation. The members also often get involved in new legislative proposals. Sandro Abegglen  is a key contact for several large institutions in regulatory questions. He leads the practice jointly with François Bianchi who is a specialist in proceedings before the FINMA. Marco HäusermannPhilippe Weber, and Till Spillmann are well versed in syndicated credit facilities agreements. Bertrand Schott impresses with his ‘extraordinary strategic thinking.’ Transaction specialist Adrian Koller made partner in early 2021. Philip Spoerlé was a new arrival in late 2021.