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Switzerland > Transport Tier 1Eversheds Sutherland AG acts for various clients from the transport sector and transport-related backgrounds, including federal, regional and local public transport providers, international airlines, aviation associations, aircraft manufacturers, and car rental companies. The group’s substantial practice spans contentious and non-contentious matters in public procurement, construction of public transport infrastructure and contract matters as well as tax, insurance, employment and competition law matters pertaining to the transport sector. Oliver Beldi gives ‘practical and strategic advice‘ on corporate and commercial matters. ‘Renowned expert‘ Bruno Schoch has a focus on railway-related administrative and regulatory matters while Barbara Klett has ‘outstanding expertise‘ in Swiss and international logistics and transport law.
‘Barbara Klett stands out through her willingness to provide service, her outstanding expertise, her commitment.’
‘Bruno Schoch who is a renowned expert in mobility and public transport. What makes the work with him – and his colleagues for specific questions – special: he listens carefully to understand my objectives and provides me with options, in a clear and perfectly reasonable language. I worked with them on several topics and was never disappointed. It is a relationships built on trust.’
‘Bruno Schoch not only has a profound understanding of the legal framework, he also has a deep knowledge of the sector.’
‘Top in diversity, a lot of highly professional diverse people with different mother languages. A positive-thinking team. As client you can feel a very good team spirit.’
‘Barbara Klett has sensational knowledge in various fields of law. The performance is outstanding and the response times extremely fast.’
‘Eversheds Sutherland continues to impress with sector know-how and specialist expertise in a broad range of legal areas. The advice is always practical and to the point and they continue to invest in technology, collaboration and billing tools. Diversity and inclusion is high on the agenda of the firm.’
‘Oliver Beldi is very professional and always available. Advice is practical and strategic and he ensures that the expectations of the client are met or exceeded. Bruno Schoch and Barbara Klett both have very good sector know-how, are very client-oriented and highly trusted advisers in the field of practice.’
‘Outstanding in my opinion is their ability to communicate with the technical engineers and experts of their clients in order to gain all necessary and useful information for the case. They know how to speak with such people and how to ask the right questions in the right way.’
- Advised Bergen Engines on export sanctions.
Switzerland > Employment Tier 2Eversheds Sutherland AG acts for Swiss companies with international business as well as international corporations with headquarters in Switzerland on the full array of contentious and non-contentious employment and labour law matters. The employment team, headed by Olivier Dunant and Peter Haas, shows ‘very good skills‘ and is ‘efficient and dedicated‘ when advising on the employment law aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, work permits for foreign nationals, collective labour agreements and remuneration schemes as well as when representing clients in employment claims, such as disputes regarding short time work compensation, discrimination and dismissals.
‘Billing, diversity and quick feedback.’
‘Very good listening and understanding skills, efficient and dedicated.’
Advanz Pharma Corp.
Benteler Trading International AG
CPEG – Caisse de prévoyance de l’Etat de Genève
Fédération des Entreprises Romandes, FER Genève
FiveT Hydrogen AG
MARTIFER – CONSTRUCOES METALOMECANICAS S.A., Oliveira de Frades (P), succursale de Genève
Aare Seeland mobil AG
- Advised Advanz Pharma Corp and Mercury Pharma Group on the $76m acquisition of Correvio.
- Assisted American Vintage with the merger of two Swiss subsidiaries.
- Provided employment law and global mobility training for members of the main employer’s organisation in Geneva, Fédération des Entreprises Romandes, FER Genève, for over 10 years.
‘Marc Nufer is extremely supportive in all legal matters for my company. He and his team are diligent, responsive and efficient in handling any issues raised.’
‘Marc Nufer is very responsive and delivers great work. His network helps us to solve legal issues around the world.’
‘Very efficient and competent team, which contributed successfully to an efficient, straight-forward cooperation.’
‘Excellent friendly, professional service, good knowledge of the sector and a very helpful approach. The team from partners to associates want to work with you to get contracts and legal matters completed in an efficient way. They are also quick to respond.’
‘They have a vast knowledge of law both in theory and practice and always give prompt feedback to you.’
‘Oliver Beldi and Natalie Schwager were always fast, ready-to-answer and sensitive to our needs.’
‘Good law firm that is very diligent in its work. The work they did was quick and excellent.’
‘Good team. Oliver Beldi was very attentive to our desires.’
- Advised Arklyz Group on two recent acquisitions of Intersocks group and The Athlete’s Foot (TAF).
- Advised a consortium of global businesses (ADM, Bunge, Cargill, COFCO, Louis Dreyfus Company and Viterra) on the formation of a transformational blockchain platform for agricultural commodities.
- Advised Kering on several intra-group restructurings and corporate housekeeping matters.
Switzerland > Fintech Tier 3Eversheds Sutherland AG focuses on advising start-ups and growth companies in the crypto and blockchain business, in particular with respect to regulatory compliance and tax optimisation. Following his move from Prager Dreifuss AG in January 2021, financial market regulations specialist Michael Mosimann heads the fintech practice with experience in advising on crypto-asset backed exchange traded products, blockchain-based trading facilities and central bank digital currencies. Mosimann also has a focus on digital applications and is a public law notary. Also in January of 2021, Ludovic Duarte joined from GHR Rechtsanwälte.
‘Eversheds Sutherland Switzerland handled a wide range of claims for us. Barbara Klett and her team have always been extremely thorough in their communications and their recommendations are always on the mark, without fail.’
‘The thoroughness, dedication and command of the law are a perfect complement to the availability and genuine concern for humanity. What makes Barbara Klett stand out are her incredible skills, professionalism and respect. She is just the most outstanding lawyer I ever worked with.’
‘The know-how and experience of the team (partners and associates), the promptness and flexibility in the collaboration gives me a very good and secure feeling that my claim would be treated/handled in the best way.’
‘Personal and individual collaboration, excellent and flexible open-minded exchanges of ideas during a claim.’
‘Great professional team.’
‘We had a great experience with Patrick Eberhardt.’
Eversheds Sutherland AG > Firm Profile
Eversheds Sutherland is a global brand with 69 offices across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the United States. In Switzerland, Eversheds Sutherland maintains offices in Zurich, Zug, Geneva and Berne. We provide you with specialized guidance in the complexities of national and international law and deliver innovative and pragmatic solutions that add value. Legal expertise, a commercial way of thinking and specific sector know-how are the cornerstones of our legal practice. Together with our global reach, this makes us your ideal partner for legal services, wherever your business is located and whatever your business needs may be.
|Consumer: Food, Drink, Retail||Peter Haas|
|Diversified Industrials||Marc Nufer|
|Energy and natural resources||Oliver Beldi|
|Energy and natural resources||Patrick Eberhardt|
|Financial Institutions, Banking||Patrick Eberhardt|
|International Trade||Patrick Eberhardt|
|Commercial, Compliance||Oliver Beldi|
|Corporate, M&A||Marc Nufer|
|Dispute Resolution||Peter Haas|
|Human Resources||Peter Haas|
|Human Resources||Olivier Dunant|
|Data Protection||Markus Naef|
|Real Estate||Oliver Beldi|
|Real Estate||Marc Nufer|
|Private Clients||Cyril Troyanov|
|Private Clients||Ludovic Duarte|
|Startup Desk||Dr Michael Mosimann|
|Cypto Assets||Dr Michael Mosimann|
|Dr Manuel Arroyo||PartnerAttorney-at-law, LL.M., MCIArb||View Profile|
|Renate Bigler-Heiniger||Legal Director||View Profile|
|Ludovic Duarte||Partner||View Profile|
|Barbara Klett||Partner||View Profile|
|Sarah Leutwiler||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Patricia Meier||Associate||View Profile|
|Dr Leonz Meyer||Of Counsel||View Profile|
|Dr Michael Mosimann||Partner||View Profile|
|Dominique Müller||Associate||View Profile|
|Markus Naef||Partner||View Profile|
|Dr Martin Rauber||Legal Director||View Profile|
|Dr Michel Verde||Senior Associate||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 2,000+ in this country : 34
LanguagesEnglish French German Italian Russian
MembershipsEversheds Sutherland the global law firm that sets the standards
OtherContact : Peter Haas (managing partner) Other offices : Please see www.eversheds-sutherland.ch for details of offices around the world
Press Releases26th April 2022 Wenzel Röhsner, LL.M. (29) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in March 2022 and appointed Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He specializes in intellectual property and litigation law with a focus on tort, civil and corporate law.
24th January 2022 Michael Röhsner, LL.M. (26) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in December 2021 and has been promoted to Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He focuses on data protection, IT law and cybersecurity.
7th January 2021 München, 10. Dezember 2020 - Die globale Wirtschaftskanzlei Eversheds Sutherland hat Reconomy, den führende Anbieter von Entsorgungs- und Rücknahmelösungen in Großbritannien, bei der Übernahme des deutschen Entsorgungsfachbetriebs Noventiz beraten. Verkäufer ist das deutsche PE-Haus SEAFORT Advisors.
Corporate reorganisations: key considerations on a global reorganisation projectRobin Johnson, Christian Mense and Nicola Evans continue their series of papers on corporate reorganisations. In this article, they look at the key considerations on a multinational reorganisation project.
The deal is done – what happens next?In the third of their series of articles on corporate reorganisations, Robin Johnson, Christian Mense and Nicola Evans of Eversheds Sutherland consider what to do once an agreement is signed When a company buys a business or group of companies, a lot of work, time and cost goes into due diligence of the target. Due …
Recent motives and trends for corporate reorganisationsIn the fourth of their series of articles on corporate reorganisations, Robin Johnson, Christian Mense and Nicola Evans give on overview on the most recent motives and trends for corporate reorganisations.
Why employers should engage more with employee mental healthFor several years, employers have been urged to do more to look after the mental health of their workforce. Even before the pandemic, in January 2019, mental health at work was a primary discussion topic at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting accompanied by huge estimations of the financial impact, globally, in terms of lost …
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