Schützengasse 1
8021 Zurich
PO Box 5090

+41 58 211 3400

Key contacts:

Contact partner - Zurich: Benedict F Christ
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Contact partner - Basel: Matthias Staehelin
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 30
Number of other fee earners: 63
Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese
Other office: Basel

VISCHER is one of the leading independent Swiss law firms with offices in the international business centres Zurich and Basel. The firm's practice covers all areas of business law with particular emphasis on Corporate/M&A, Litigation and Arbitration, Banking and Finance, IP/IT (including Media and Entertainment), Taxation, and Private Clients, all of which are served by specialised practice groups. Additional sector specific groups (ranging from Aviation to Telecom) ensure that client needs are served by attorneys having the relevant industry background. In addition, the Basel office provides full notarial services.

"[The firm is] extremely professional, quick, and always available - even on short notice from our side."

"[The capital markets team is] extremely thorough and able to grasp highly complex financial transactions very quickly."

"[Jana Essebier is] very clever and quick to grasp complex issues."

  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project development
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Aviation
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms

Basel office
Aeschenvorstadt 4
4010 Basel
PO Box 526
Tel: +41 58 211 3300