lic iur Davide Jermini > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Lugano, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 5162

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate, Notary Public




Davide Jermini is a partner at Walder Wyss and he heads its Lugano Office. He is mainly active in the fields of corporate and commercial law, M&A (in particular real estate transactions) as well as general banking & finance (including regulatory issues). Moreover, he advises on employment law issues and corporate succession planning. He regularly assists Swiss subsidiaries of international groups and banks, both in advisory and litigation matters. His strong economic background allows him a deep understanding of the commercial needs of his clients.

He joined Walder Wyss in 2013 after having worked 5 years for a major international business law firm in Zurich and after having been a partner in Zurich and Lugano based law firms for 8 years. He regularly publishes and lectures in his fields of expertise.


Davide Jermini is fluent in Italian, German, English and French.


Davide Jermini is member of the Legal Advisory Board of the Centro di Studi Bancari, Lugano. Since June 2016 he is Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).


Davide Jermini was born in 1968 and studied economics at the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG, 1992) and law at the University of Basle (lic. iur., 1995; magna cum laude). He was admitted to the Ticino bar in 1999 and to the Ticino notary society in 2000.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland

Walder Wyss Ltd.’s Lugano office, which is jointly headed by Davide Jermini and Stefano Codoni, offers a ‘full 360-degree service in all legal aspects’ and is recognised for its activities in corporate, commercial and M&A matters as well as real estate and litigation. Codoni is ‘the go-to lawyer for technology related transactions, litigations and intellectual property’ and Jermini is ‘excellent’ in corporate, commercial and M&A matters, in particular real estate transactions. Recently promoted Stefano Fornara is a ‘great partner’ with a specialisation in international arbitration and litigation proceedings, especially regarding employment law issues.

Switzerland > Real estate and construction

Walder Wyss Ltd. has a strong track record of advising on large-scale transactions, in particular for institutional investors on the buy-side. The professional, proactive and solution-orientated team also handles real estate disputes for a variety of clients and advises on corporate real estate matters and urban development projects. ‘Practical and knowledgeable‘ lawyer Francis Nordmann   and the ‘very commercially mindedJohannes Bürgi and Marco Strahm head the practice, all specialised in transactions with experience in acting for international institutional investors, wealth funds and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Katja Schott-Morgenroth acts for private as well as institutional clients on all real estate matters. ‘Valuable partnerDavide Jermini is the key contact in the Lugano office. Christian Eichenberger is another name to note.