Mrs Arlette Pfister > Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte
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Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Employment & Migration


Arlette Pfister is a partner at Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte. She mainly practices in the field of corporate law, employment law, commercial law and contract law. Arlette focuses particularly on the advice of international groups regarding restructuring projects, the advice of companies and international groups with regard to complex and general corporate and corporate group legal issues as well as the advice and assistance with regard to daily corporate housekeeping. Arlette Pfister also advises companies and private individuals regarding the negotiation, structuring and drafting of commercial contracts and immigration issues and work permits. Furthermore, Arlette Pfister also has experience in the fields of alternative dispute resolutions, life science and health care law and data protection matters.


Since  2016              Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2001 – 2016              Associate, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

1999 – 2001              Associate, Hayman & Baldi, Zurich

1997 – 1998              Junior Associate, Meyer Lustenberger & Partner, Zurich

1996 – 1997              Court clerk, District Court of Hinwil


German, English, French


Swiss and Zurich Bar Association


2005                            University of Westminster, London, Master of Laws in International &
                                    Commercial Dispute Resolution (LL.M.)

2003                            University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland,
                                    CAS Mediator in commercial, environmental and administrative matters

1999                            Admission to the Bar

1996                            University of Zurich, Master of Law (lic. iur.)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte‘s ‘very efficient‘ team’s experience encompasses an extensive range of industries, including manufacturing, real estate and technology, among others. Markus Alder and Arlette Pfister jointly front the practice, with the latter demonstrating proficiency in relation to domestic and cross-border M&A and reorganisations, among other issues. Thomas Loher principally focuses on corporate and employment-related matters, and Michael Bösch is accustomed to advising clients on corporate issues.