Mr Christoph Vonlanthen, LL.M. > Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes
P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions / Banking & Finance / Capital Markets


Christoph Vonlanthen focuses on mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, capital markets and finance.

Christoph spent many years in London and New York advising buyers, sellers and financial advisers in public M&A and private equity across a wide range of industries, representing investment banks and issuers on a variety of market-leading securities law assignments and assisting clients on complex investments in funds, co-investments and secondary sale transactions.


2019 – Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer

2006 – Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in London and New York

2003 – Associate in a Geneva business law firm


  • English
  • French
  • German


2007 – Bar Admission in New York

2006 – LL.M., University of Pennsylvania

2003 – Bar Admission in Switzerland

2001 – lic. iur., University of Fribourg

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd is particularly well known for its activities in all forms of dispute resolution, encompassing international arbitration and litigation as well as white-collar crime cases and investigations, as well as its banking and finance practice, with further strength in the real estate and construction sector. Key contacts for dispute resolution are Philippe Bärtsch, Louis Burrus, Benjamin Borsodi and Paul Gully-Hart while Caroline Clemetson, Tarek Houdrouge and Grégoire Wuest are the key figures for banking and finance advice. Real estate and construction specialist Yves Jeanrenaud and corporate and M&A-focused Christoph Vonlanthen are also noted.