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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.


Jürg Schneider 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 > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

The Geneva and Lausanne offices of Walder Wyss Ltd. are well known for their capabilities in private client matters, litigation and white-collar crime proceedings as well as banking and finance, regulatory, real estate and tax issues. Private client specialist Olivier Sigg heads the Geneva office while the Lausanne office is headed by IT and data protection expert Jürg Schneider. Philippe Pulfer, Alexandre Both, Rodolphe Gautier, Hubertus Hillerström, Patrick Vogel and Fouad Sayegh are other key contacts.

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

Walder Wyss Ltd.‘s team ‘not only is very knowledgeable in Swiss data privacy law, but also has excellent knowledge of European and international developments in the field.‘ It is regularly instructed by corporations from a variety of industries in contentious and non-contentious data matters; including compliance with data protection laws, representing parties before data protection authorities, drafting data protection agreements, and assisting clients subject to specific confidentiality obligations. Practice head David Vasella is ‘extremely sharp and is always focused on finding pragmatic solutions.Jürg Schneider is well versed in global outsourcing projects and information security.