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Walder Wyss Ltd.

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Jürg Schneider is a partner at Walder Wyss and head of our Lausanne office. His practice areas include Information Technology, Data Protection, and Outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts.

He has previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Neuchâtel, as a trainee at the legal department of the Canton of Neuchâtel, and in a Neuchâtel law firm.


Jürg Schneider speaks German, French, and English.


He is a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association and former co-chair of its data protection committee.


Jürg Schneider was educated at the University of Neuchâtel (lic. iur. 1992, Dr. iur. 1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

Walder Wyss Ltd. advises on the full range of data privacy and data protection matters. The team handles all GDPR and Swiss data protection law issues and assists with implementing compliance programmes, conducting investigations and representing clients before data protection authorities and courts. David Vasella ‘has outstanding expertise’ in IT and data protection matters and regularly leads on compliance implementation projects. Jürg Schneider is specialised in information technology and advises domestic and international clients on the data aspects of cross-border outsourcing projects, among other matters.

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

The members of Walder Wyss Ltd.‘s French-Swiss offices are well versed in corporate, banking and finance, regulatory, litigation and white-collar criminal law as well as real estate, tax and private client matters. The Lausanne offering also includes experience in IP/IT, where managing partner Jürg Schneider is a key contact. Managing partner of the Geneva office, Philippe Pulfer, regularly acts for high-net-worth individuals, trust companies and charities. Alexandre Both handles M&A and PE transactions. Rodolphe GautierHubertus HillerströmOlivier SiggPatrick Vogel and Fouad Sayegh are also noted.