MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep (MLL Legal)


Schiffbaustrasse 2

+41 58 552 08 00

+41 44 396 9192

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 150+
Offices: Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne, London, Madrid
Languages: English, German, French, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish

As the sixth largest Swiss commercial law firm, MLL advises its clients in all traditional areas of commercial law and is particularly recognized for its first-class industry expertise in technically innovative specialist areas such as fintech, blockchain and artificial intelligence, but also in regulated and innovative industries such as financial services, life sciences, telecommunications, real estate and retail and luxury.MLL employs 250 people, including 150 lawyers, at its four Swiss offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug and Lausanne, as well as at its international offices in London and Madrid.

MLL's unique, truly integrated, international structure reflects a strong cross-border focus. Its lawyers value and promote continuity and strong client relationships. MLL's teams are tailor-made, assembled from every practice area and across our network of offices.

MLL’s growing banking and finance team has the expertise and specialisation to cover every aspect of legal financial services work, in addition to offering extensive transactional knowledge. Its team members also have in-depth operational experience, invaluable for many clients in a period of rapid and complex regulatory change.

MLL's clients include banks and other financial services providers and institutions. The firm can service them in all legal questions relating to their business, from regulatory issues to banking contracts and complex financing transactions, through to structuring financial products and having them listed on the stock exchange.

Several of the firm's partners serve on the boards of financial institutions, and clients regularly look to MLL for guidance and support on the reorganisation required to keep pace with today’s rapid cycles of regulatory change.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • FinTech
  • Funds
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms

MLL assisted the Dutch private equity firm Nimbus and its portfolio company Bontexgeo NV in the acquisition of the Swiss company Stratex SA.

MLL accompanied Iconic Funds in the launch of the Iconic Funds Physical Bitcoin ETP at SIX Swiss exchange.

MLL acted as legal partner of Värdex Suisse for the cryptonow voucher card offering and advsied in particular in connection with Swiss financial market regulations and contractual law.

MLL acted as legal advisor to Invenda Group AG, an automated retail technology provider for vending points of sale, in its Series A2 Financing Round, raising an additional CHF 2 million from existing and new investors.

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal AG advised a major Swiss bank and some of its managed vehicles in the acquisition, during the construction phase, of a large construction project in the Geneva’s Lake area composed of several residential buildings (deal value 100 million).

MLL accompanied SEBA Bank AG in the launch of the Exchange Traded Products Program of SA1 and advise on setting up a comprehensive program for cryptocurrency linked ETPs.

MLL comprehensively advised the founding shareholders of Z Invest SA – the parent company of the Zebrabox group, the leading self-storage provider in Switzerland – in the sale of a stake of their shares to a new investor and the negotiation of finance agreements.

MLL advised Nature’s Way, one of the leading supplement manufacturers in the US, as counsel in all legal aspects with respect to the full acquisition of Baze Labs AG, personalised nutrition group of companies, together with its German and US subsidiaries.

Geneva MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd
65 rue du Rhône
PO Box 3199
1211 Geneva 3

Tel: +41 58 552 01 00
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Zug MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd
Grafenaustrasse 5
6302 Zug

Tel: +41 58 552 06 00
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Lausanne MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd
Rue du Grand-Chêne 1
PO Box 5379
1003 Lausanne

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London MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep LLP
17 Godliman Street
London EC4V 5BD
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7236 6000
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Madrid MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep S.L.
Antonio Maura 10
28014 Madrid

Tel: +34 91 523 77 90
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