The Swiss Firm to Lead You Worldwide

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is one of the largest and most reputable international law firms in Switzerland. Our experienced and dynamic lawyers form a strong team of specialists providing enterprising, innovative and solution-focused services with a high degree of partner involvement to Swiss and international companies, institutions and private clients. The firm's offices are located in Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne and Brussels.

Recognition

"Senior partner Bernard Lachenal has a wealth of experience in assisting private clients with their private banking needs. He also has great experience of representing clients in contentious matters" - Chambers Global (2016)

"Meyerlustenberger Lachenal's 'very good team' has expertise in financial markets regulation, especially in a cross-border context. Recent work includes advising a client from the EU on the distribution of financial products in Switzerland. Practice head Christophe Rapin is 'knowledgeable, efficient and practical" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Head of the tax practice David Brönimann has a strong knowledge of Swiss law and can explain it in layman's terms" - Chambers Global (2016)

"A frontrunner in both the French and German-speaking parts of Switzerland, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal stands out not only for the inclusiveness of ist offering and the clarity of ist commercial focus, but also for its tremendous bench strength" - World Trademark Review (2016)

"Meyerlustenberger Lachenal's team is very experienced in banking and finance litigation, real estate disputes and contentious intellectual property matters" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"'A careful, creative, excellent lawyer', Patricia Guerra is highly regarded for her prowess in handling international private client matters, including estate planning and tax advice" - Chambers Global (2016)

"Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is particularly strong in real estate transactions, and also has expertise in project development and litigation. Zurich-based Wolfgang Müller is 'knowledgeable' and 'pragmatic'; Philippe Prost has 'a good understanding of the real estate market in the Geneva region'" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Meyerlustenberger Lachenal has experience of handling disputes under a variety of Arbitration institutions, including ICC, VIAC and Swiss Chamber of Commerce. Manuel Arroyo has impressive analytical skills and a deep knowledge of Arbitration law" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is particularly known for its very strong real estate practice, led by Thomas Lustenberger and Wolfgang Müller, as well as its 'excellent' intellectual property team, which is led by the 'very knowledgeable and pragmatic' Michael Ritscher" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Daniel Schoch and practice head (Corporate & Finance) Alexander Vogel are very knowledgeable and solution-oriented" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Simon Holzer is described by clients as 'a new Superstar' of patent disputes in the country and is noted for his 'very impressive client portfolio'" - Who's Who Legal (2016)

"Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is a fine firm, with many clever litigators doing superb work" - IAM Patent 1000 (2016)

"The excellent team at Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is praised for its depth of expertise in many industry sectors. Recent work includes advising sellers on transactions in the media and real estate sectors. The practice is headed by 'strong negotiator' Alexander Vogel in Zurich and Geneva-based Christophe Rapin, who are recommended along with the 'highly experienced and pragmatic' Andrea Sieber" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Philippe Prost is a 'heavyweight' who is considered a 'formidable opponent' by peers and is an 'astute legal thinker' who has 'vast experience' in all matters" - Who's Who Legal (2016)

"Marcel Lustenberger 'brilliantly handles very complex financial litigations' and Walter Häberling has 'a remarkable ability to anticipate and mitigate chances and risks'. Bernard Lachenal is also recommended" - The Legal 500 (2016)

"Serge Calame is not only a very capable practitioner - he is also a likeable individual. And for this field of practice (Private Clients), you do need that" - Chambers Global (2016)

Our private client team recognized for its vast experience and excellent reputation

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal’s private clients group has been recognized by...

EU succession regulation

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The Swiss Supreme Court tightens the screw for anticompetitive agreements.

Agreements which lead to a significant restriction of competition may be...

13 lawyers from Meyerlustenberger Lachenal were listed in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2017

Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer-review. As stated on their...

Mark Schweizer joins IPKat team

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  • Geneva
  • Zug
  • Lausanne
  • Brussels