Dr iur Claude Lambert > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate / M&A, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Employment and Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance


Partner. Specialized in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity, public takeovers and defences as well as general corporate law and corporate governance. Recent assignments include assisting Swissport on its restructuring, RUAG on its internal reorganization, ABB on the divestment of its power grids business to Hitachi, Aryzta on the rights offering for a total of 900,184,940 newly registered shares, Metall Zug in its spin-off and listing of V-Zug and several listed companies with their shareholders’ meeting.


Joined Homburger 1994, Partner since 2002. 1997-98 foreign associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York. Authorised representative at SIX Swiss exchange.


German, English.


Dr. iur. University of Zurich 1992. LLM Harvard Law School 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Homburger ‘regularly brings far-ranging resources to bear to provide timely, thoughtful legal advice in a diversity of corporate areas.’ The team often showcases its expertise in regulated sectors such as banking and insurance, life sciences, nutrition, and telecommunication in complex transactions. It advises Swiss and foreign corporations on venture capital, private equity, public and private M&A deals, as well as on joint ventures, spin-offs, and auctions. The practice is led by Dieter Gericke, who has more than 25 years of experience. Frank Gerhard is well versed in the chemical and life sciences industries and David Oser specialises in private equity transactions. Daniel Hasler‘s ‘personality, transparency and in-depth knowledge of the deal gives him the capabilities to win over the power to shape the transaction.’ Other prominent practitioners are Daniel Daeniker, Claude Lambert and Andreas Müller.

Switzerland > Employment

Homburger provides ‘excellent, relevant, practical counsel‘ to a broad variety of domestic and international clients on all types of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. This includes advice on the employment aspects of transactions, investigations and restructurings as well as on mass dismissals and social plans. The team, which is headed by ‘exceptional leader and business mindAndreas Müller and Balz Gross, is particularly experienced in advising on executive remuneration and bonus schemes as well as tax aspects relating to executive pay. Claude Lambert focuses on corporate procedures relating to executive remuneration. Gregor Bühler advises at the intersection of IP, IT and employment law.