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burckhardt Ltd
Usteristrasse 12
P.O. Box 1172
8021 Zurich

Switzerland > TMT Tier 3

burckhardt Ltd is a boutique firm that ‘delivers an outstanding service’ in the TMT field including regulatory compliance, contractual matters, and proceedings for telecoms, new technologies, blockchain, data protection, and outsourcing issues. Practice head Katia Favre advises on contractual issues in the field of SaaS, project agreements, licensing, M&A and employment law (IP and data protection). Alain Schmid  and Sarah Salzmann support the team on data-related issues.

Practice head(s):

Katia Favre

Other key lawyers:

Alain Schmid; Sarah Salzmann


‘The Burckhardt TMT team is truly excellent and a pleasure to work with. The team does an outstanding job at reducing complexity for the client and delivering fast solutions of high quality even under time constraints.’

‘In addition to the high level of technical expertise it is also the personal support and care that makes working with this team remarkable. As a client we can highly recommend working with this team.’

‘Katia Favre delivers an outstanding service both based on her excellent technical expertise in the field of TMT as well as her ability to deliver the kind of tailor-made and pragmatic solutions clients ar looking for and stands out with her calm and empathetic demeanor towards her clients.’

‘The team is composed of professionals specialised in the various fields of law, so that we always have access to a the most competent professional in the field is involved, while Katia Favre keeps the overview and provides overarching guidance.’

‘We appreciate the good international network of Burckhardt allowing us to find a professional abroad able to advise on our specific needs.’

‘We have worked for several years with Katia Favre and are extremely happy about the services she has provided us with. Katia keeps the overview in delicate situation and provides clear guidance and has leadership when required. She is very knowledgeable and hands-on, providing us with outstanding legal advice, always proposing excellent solutions. She communicates in a clear and concise way.’

‘burckhardt Ltd’s delivers an outstanding service in the abovementioned field.’

‘Katia Favre is our go-to person. She is very knowledgeable, approachable and just very good to work with. She works in a very customer-oriented, pragmatic and professional manner. She is highly specialized and constantly educates herself in her field. She is also a cheerful and positive sparring partner who is a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation

Work highlights

Switzerland > Real estate and construction Tier 4

burckhardt Ltd’s real estate practice, which also includes three civil law notaries, is headed by Mark Eichner, who has notable expertise in establishing, managing, and liquidating structures for transnational trusts and estate and succession planning, and Daniel Tobler, who advises private clients on matrimonial property and inheritance law matters, and supports clients in private and foreclosure law matters relating to real estate. Jacqueline Burckhardt has extensive experience handling succession issues, and international trust and estate planning. The team often draws on the expertise of specialists in different departments within the firm.

Practice head(s):

Mark Eichner; Daniel Tobler; Jacqueline Burckhardt

Other key lawyers:

Peter von Burg; Thomas Meyer


‘Very experienced, familiar with all relevant areas of the trasaction (purchase / sell – tax situation – building – renting), wide know-how range. Diverse team young to mid-age, very dynamic, agile, focus oriented. Work also under time pressure, and always very professional.’

‘Mark Eichner – great technical range of know-how, as well as great social comptences. He always ensures that a deputy is properly involved, which is great in complex transactions over a longer time! ’

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich Tier 5

Boutique firm burckhardt Ltd has a special focus on finance and is well versed in all aspects of a financing transaction, from the legal implications, tax issues, and notarial requirements. The team is co-headed by Janusz Marty, who specialises in structured finance transactions, seed, venture and growth equity financings, and Stéphane Konkoly, who has extensive expertise in asset finance and the financing of movable assets through cross-border leasing.

Practice head(s):

Janusz Marty; Stéphane Konkoly

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation / Arbitration David Liatowitsch
Insolvency - economic crisis David Liatowitsch
Art law David Liatowitsch
Financing and leasing Janusz Marty
M&A Janusz Marty
Corporate law Janusz Marty
Contract law Janusz Marty
Start-ups Janusz Marty
Employment law Gudrun Österreicher
Litigation / Arbitration Gudrun Österreicher
TMT Katia Favre
Data Protection Katia Favre
Photo Name Position Profile
Katia Favre photo Dr iur Katia Favre Katia Favre specialises in data protection and information and communication technologies (ICT).…
David Liatowitsch photo Mr David Liatowitsch David Liatowitsch represents clients in litigation proceedings before Swiss courts and in…
Janusz Marty photo Mr Janusz Marty Janusz’s areas of expertise are banking, contract and corporate law. His practical…
Gudrun Österreicher photo Ms Gudrun Österreicher Gudrun’s areas of expertise are private and public employment law, litigation as…
Daniel Tobler photo Mr Daniel Tobler Daniel Tobler advises private clients on matrimonial property and inheritance law matters…
Peter von Burg photo Mr Peter von Burg Peter von Burg provides advice to SMEs and private clients in the…
Number of lawyers : 23
Swiss Bar Association
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Other offices : Basel