Dr iur Irène Suter-Sieber > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 1236

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Irène Suter-Sieber has substantial experience in employment litigation, with a particular focus on top executive compensation and employee incentive plans. She advises Swiss and international companies on all aspects of employment law, in particular, drafting of employment agreements and personnel regulations, termination of executives, restrictive covenants, restructurings such as transfers of undertakings and mass dismissals, international employee transfers, personnel lease as well as employment-related internal investigations, social security and data protection issues.


After completing her studies of law at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 2006) and her piano studies at the Zurich School of Music (Musician MH, 2006), she was admitted to the bar (2009) and received her doctorate at the University of Zurich in 2012 (summa cum laude, awarded the Prof. Walther Hug Prize and Issekutz Prize). Before joining Walder Wyss, Irène Suter-Sieber worked at a leading Swiss law firm in Zurich for eight years.


Irène Suter-Sieber speaks German, English and French.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Employment

The employment team at Walder Wyss Ltd. provides ‘very competent advice’ on employment law and all employment-related areas, including immigration, social security, pensions and collective bargaining negotiations and has a strong track record in mass layoffs and transactional employment issues. The team’s litigation capacities were further strengthened by the arrival of Irène Suter-Sieber, who joined from Homburger in 2020; Suter-Sieber is also experienced in executive compensation and employment investigations, Practice heads Ueli Sommer and Philippe Nordmann are experienced in setting up compensation schemes and participation plans.