Prof Dr iur Urs Schenker > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
SEEFELDSTRASSE 123
PO BOX 1236
8034 ZURICH
Switzerland

Work Department

Corporate / M&A.

Position

Counsel

Career

Urs Schenker is very experienced in the areas of restructuring, financing, capital markets, M&As and company law. He has been involved in numerous national and international M&A transactions and public takeovers as well as financing, restructuring and other corporate finance transactions. He has published a number of books and specialist articles in his fields of expertise and is a regular lecturer at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

Languages

Urs Schenker speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Education

Urs Schenker completed his law studies in Zurich in 1981 (lic. iur.) and in 1985 (Dr. iur.). He obtained an LL.M. at Harvard Law School in 1985. In 2009, he published his habilitation thesis on ‘Swiss Takeover Law’ at the University of St. Gallen where he is professor for business and commercial law.