Prager Dreifuss


Mühlebachstrasse 6
8008 Zürich

+ 41 44 254 55 55

+ 41 44 254 55 99

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Dr. Urs Brunner
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Managing Partner: Daniel Hayek
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Managing Partner: Dr. Christoph Graber
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Quick facts:

Lawyers: 37
Partners: 15
Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Mandarin, Dutch, Swedish

PRAGER DREIFUSS is one of Switzerland’s leading law firms for commercial law. With over 30 years of experience, recognized expertise and a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ business, we develop tailored solutions of the highest quality. With experience and in-depth expertise, PRAGER DREIFUSS is ideally positioned to advise and support international and domestic clients in a wide field of legal matters.

"[The M&A team deliver] quick and efficient advice."

''Prager Dreifuss is the best Swiss law firm. We have worked with the firm for over 10 years and the work has always been consistent and of high quality.”

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Banking & Finance:
Daniel Hayek
Dr. Andreas Moll

Recent transactional highlights

  • Advising a syndicate of lenders on Swiss issues in connection with the refinancing in the amount of ca. USD 900 million of a group of companies of the chemical industries.

Corporate & M&A:
Daniel Hayek
Dr. Andreas Moll

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising a car manufacturer with regard to a complex group restructuring;
  • Providing ongoing advice to a Swiss based media conglomerate regarding their divestment from a joint venture.

Insolvency & Restructuring:
Daniel Hayek

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Leading a group of bondholders in negotiations and litigation proceedings against Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena and the European Commission;
  • Advising on the assignment of large claims raising complex cross border issues against bankrupt estates such as Swissair, Erb and Lehman.

Capital Markets:
Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger

  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms

Brussels Office
Avenue Louise 235
1050 Brussels
T: +32 2 537 0949
F: +32 2 537 2116

Berne Office
Schweizerhof-Passage 7
3011 Bern
T: +41 31 327 5454
F: +41 31 327 5499