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Switzerland > Transport Tier 1Eversheds Sutherland AG regularly advises domestic railway companies on strategic procurement projects, as well as on corporate and commercial matters. The firm also acts for clients in other transport industries including aviation, assisting with regional, federal, national and international projects. Practice heads Oliver Beldi, Barbara Klett and Bruno Schoch all have extensive in-house experience in the transport and railways industries. Beldi primarily advises on commercial and corporate matters in the transport sector. Klett focuses on Swiss and international logistics and transport law, as well as liability and insurance matters. Finally, Schoch’s expertise in public transport law, railway-related administrative law and regulatory affairs receives high praise.
‘The people in the team are specialists in their respective fields and join forces in a given task in an optimal way. Our main contact is a leading expert in his field. He provides us with first hand knowledge and integrates colleagues according to our needs.’
‘Our main contact is Bruno Schoch. He is one of the leading lawyers in the field of mobility / public transport / contracts in Switzerland. His outstanding quality: listening carefully to really understand the problem to be solved. Second: he always presents relevant options to act and explains their respective advantages and risks for our companies in a clear and plausible argumentation.’
‘Eversheds Sutherland covers all relevant practice, which we need from time to time: public procurement law, commercial matter, litigation, M&A transactions. It is a leading law firm in the transport sector due to their sector know how and specialist expertise in a broad range of legal areas. The advice is always practical and to the point and they are very nice to work with. Diversity and inclusion is high on the agenda of the firm.’
‘Oliver Beldi is the head of the practice, very professional and always available with a hand’s on approach. He ensures that client expectations are fulfilled or exceeded. Bruno Schoch and Barbara Klett both are experts in their fields, very solution oriented and highly trusted advisors for our company.’
‘Eversheds has strong legal knowledge and experience in the public procurement sector in the area of capital goods.’
‘The interdisciplinary thinking of Bruno Schoch is very pronounced and is not limited to legal issues. The willingness to perform, quality of the delivery objects and adherence to deadlines is very high.’
‘I appreciate the simple and uncomplicated way of collaborating with Eversheds Sutherland. They are modern and open.’
Switzerland > Employment Tier 2Peter Haas and Olivier Dunant lead the employment team at Eversheds Sutherland AG from Bern and Geneva, respectively. The department is experienced in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including general employment advice, incentive plans, conflict resolution, corporate restructurings, collective bargaining agreements, mass dismissals, and transactional matters. The practice is experienced in various sectors including government, energy, travel, retail, and education, with clients ranging from Swiss companies to multinational enterprises.
Fédération des Entreprises Romandes, FER Genève
- Advising Fédération des Entreprises Romandes, FER Genève, on employment law, global mobility and business immigration training for members of the main employer’s organisation in Geneva.
- Advised Expedia on its sale of its corporate travel arm GBT and on the employment aspects of this transaction across all 25 jurisdictions.
Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3Eversheds Sutherland AG advises on a broad variety of M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, in addition to corporate reorganisations and commercial contracts. Marc Nufer, founding partner of the firm’s Swiss office, leads the group alongside practice deputy head Oliver Beldi. Core team members include Daniel Bachmann, who has expertise in succession planning and restructuring transactions, and Michael Mosimann, who covers venture capital financing and private M&A transactions.
Other key lawyers:
‘Efficient, precise work.’
‘Daniel Bachmann: very good M&A knowledge, calm, very good organized, fast.’
‘The M&A team was very helpful and instrumental in getting our last round of investment to the end. They assisted our company from the setting up of the transaction up until the end and closing.’
‘Michael Mosimann – I can always call and get quick feedback or within a day or so more detailed. He knows our company very well, so we feel safe in his hands.’
‘Solid advice. The team shows a lot of tenacity when it comes to provide practical solutions in order to get the deal moving on. We also appreciate that things not only depend on one lawyer, but that the overall quality is cared for, thus providing a seamless coverage of the deal.’
‘The partner on the deal remains personally involved and thanks to his seniority can create success oriented negotiations.’
‘Very experienced in M&A.’
‘Marc Nufer is a very experienced M&A lawyer and very good in negotiations.’
- Advised the Swiss telecommunication leader in an important strategic acquisition of MTF group, one of the largest and leading Swiss independent IT service providers.
- Advised Ricoh group in another strategic transaction in Switzerland. They acquired the AXON Ivy group and strengthened their digital competences.
- Advise Arklyz Group since its incorporation in all corporate, governance and commercial matters related to its strategic growth initiative.
Switzerland > Fintech Tier 3Eversheds Sutherland AG is particularly active advising start-ups in the crypto and blockchain area, and focuses on regulatory compliance and tax matters. Michael Mosimann has experience in corporate and contract law, as well as financial market regulations. Ludovic Duarte and Andrea Bätscher are also key names.
Other key lawyers:
‘The firm has excellent know-how in the areas that are important for us, the cooperation was professional and pleasant at all times. We appreciate the quick response times and the high quality of the work performed.’
‘Michael Mosimann and Andrea Bätscher: fast grasp of issues, very competent, broad knowledge, quick response times, goal-oriented, friendly and pleasant manner, as well as high quality work results.’
Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 4Eversheds Sutherland AG‘s Swiss litigation team has strong sector knowledge in the insurance, transport, construction, and international trade and commodities industries. The group, which has additional expertise in white-collar crime mandates and general commercial and contractual litigation, attracts high-profile domestic and international clients. Managing partner Peter Haas leads the team, which includes Barbara Klett, Patrick Eberhardt and Martin Rauber.
Other key lawyers:
Barbara Klett; Patrick Eberhardt; Ludovic Duarte; Martin Rauber; Sarah Leutwiler ; Manuel Arroyo
‘The team works very quickly, reliably and responsibly. You can always rely on a high level of professional competence. Multilingualism and international relations make the company unique.’
‘Outstanding expertise in liability and insurance law.’
Switzerland > Tax
Eversheds Sutherland AG > Firm Profile
Eversheds Sutherland is a global brand with over 70 offices across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the United States. In Switzerland, Eversheds Sutherland maintains offices in Zurich, Zug, Geneva and Berne.
Driven by passion we provide our clients specialized guidance in the complexities of national and international law and deliver innovative and pragmatic solutions.
Legal expertise, a commercial way of thinking and specific sector know-how are the cornerstones of our legal practice. Together with our global reach we are an ideal partner for legal services, wherever a business is located and whatever a business needs may be.
|Intellectual Property||Oliver Beldi|
|Real Estate||Oliver Beldi|
|Real Estate and Planning||Oliver Beldi|
|Strategic Commercial Projects||Oliver Beldi|
|Technology, Media and Telecoms||Oliver Beldi|
|Banking and Finance||Ludovic Duarte|
|Corporate Crime||Ludovic Duarte|
|Private Clients||Ludovic Duarte|
|Charities and Not For Profit||Olivier Dunant|
|Employment Labor||Olivier Dunant|
|Banking and Finance||Patrick Eberhardt|
|Financial services||Patrick Eberhardt|
|International Trade||Patrick Eberhardt|
|Construction and Engineering||Peter Haas|
|Corporate Crime||Peter Haas|
|Employment Labor||Peter Haas|
|Life Sciences and Healthcare||Peter Haas|
|Blockchain||Dr Michael Mosimann|
|Crypto||Dr Michael Mosimann|
|Data Privacy and Security||Markus Naef|
|Government and Infrastructure||Markus Naef|
|Strategic Commercial Projects||Markus Naef|
|Technology, Media and Telecoms||Markus Naef|
|Corporate and M&A||Marc Nufer|
|Real Estate||Marc Nufer|
|Real Estate and Planning||Marc Nufer|
|Government and Infrastructure||Bruno Schoch|
|Construction and Engineering||Bruno Schoch|
|Sports Law||Alexander Schuetz|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 2,000+ in this country : 40+
LanguagesEnglish German French Italian Russian Spanish Portuguese
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
Eversheds Sutherland: Wenzel Röhsner has been admitted to the Vienna bar26th 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.
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the admission of Michael Röhsner to the Vienna bar24th 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.
Eversheds Sutherland berät Reconomy bei Übernahme der deutschen Noventiz-Grupp7th 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.
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