Dr Carlo Conti > Wenger Plattner > Basel, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Wenger Plattner
4010 BASEL

Work Department

Life Sciences and Health Law
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Corporate and Commercial


Carlo Conti is a partner in the field of life sciences and health law. He advises institutions and organizations on questions of life sciences and health law and on matters of governmental and administrative law. He is a member of a number of boards of directors. He is also a lecturer on health law at the University of Basel law school and regularly speaks at national and international conferences. He has many years of professional experience and deep knowledge of all areas of life sciences and health law, as well as governmental and administrative law. He held executive positions in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 15 years. Carlo Conti then served as member of the State Council for Basel-Stadt Canton where he was head of the public health department. He was also president of the Swiss Conference of Public Health Ministers and chairman of the board of Swiss DRG AG.


Bar admission (1982); Counsel Wenger Plattner (2014-2015); Partner Wenger Plattner (2016)


German, English, French, Italian


University of Basel (Dr. iur. 1985, lic. iur. 1978)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Wenger Plattner is particularly well known for its expertise in insolvency and restructuring matters as well as its experience in corporate and M&A, competition, litigation and real estate mandates. Founding partner and IP specialist Peter Mosimann, healthcare expert Carlo Conti and real estate-focused Thomas Wetzel are noted. Stephan Kesselbach and Oliver Künzler lead on litigation, tax and corporate matters. Brigitte Umbach-Spahn and Karl Wüthrich act on restructuring and insolvency mandates.

Switzerland > Healthcare and life sciences

Wenger Plattner showcases ‘strong experience and capabilities across life sciences and healthcare.‘ The team handles a range of related matters for hospitals, pharmaceutical, biotech and insurance companies, healthcare bodies and organisations as well as individuals. Practice head Carlo Conti advises on governmental and administrative law, while Oliver Künzler‘s focus lies on the transactional side.