Meyerlustenberger Lachenal


Schiffbaustrasse 2
Postfach 1765
8031, Zürich

+41 44 396 9191

+41 44 396 9192

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 100+
Offices: Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne, Brussels
Languages: English, German, French, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish

Banking & Finance
Key contact: Alexander Vogel 

Capital Markets
Key contact: Christoph Heiz

M&A & Private Equity
Key contact: Andrea Sieber

Restructuring & Insolvency
Key contact: Samuel Ljubicic

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd. (MLL) is one of the largest and most reputable international law firms in Switzerland. With over 100 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 has offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne and Brussels.

2019 IFLR1000 Client Feedback

"Even though we had not worked with Meyerlustenberger Lachenal before, the firm proved to be very pragmatic and efficient. The lawyers involved always had a very short response time, and the overall level of service was very good." – Banking

"Excellent Law firm; many highly qualified lawyers, very professional and acts fast." – Banking, capital markets, M&A

"Fast perception, pragmatic solution approaches, very good lawyers, in particular, Andrea Sieber." – Banking, M&A, regulatory

"Straightforward approach and solution-oriented." – Banking, M&A, restructuring and insolvency

"The capital markets team has significant experience in IPOs, Rights Offerings, Public Takeovers and Bond Issues. The two partners (Wolfgang Müller and Christoph Heiz) that we mainly worked with are both very experienced and have great knowledge of capital markets and corporate law." – Banking, capital markets, restructuring and insolvency

"Top combination of long-term financial background and the Block chain/ICO work." – Banking, regulatory

"Very good quality in all the relevant areas for our company." – Banking, capital markets, investment funds, restructuring and insolvency

"Very professional and proactive." – M&A

"We have worked with MLL for more than a decade, mainly on complex cross-border financing transactions, complex asset-backed loan facilities, involving up to five different jurisdictions per transaction and multiple parties as well as Islamic banking. The MLL team has impressively broad knowledge relating to banking issues and is very experienced and technically strong, in particular regarding secured and Islamic finance transactions. The team's advice is hands-on and to the point. It can deal with very tight deadlines and does not shy away from overnight or weekend work. The team members have solid legal knowledge, are fast thinkers with a good commercial understanding and have the ability to find practical solutions to complex legal issues in structured financing transactions. The team offers a reliable, high-quality service for very reasonable fees." – Banking, capital markets

2018 IFLR1000 Client Feedback

"The team is client-oriented, responsive and delivers on time. The lawyers are always available for questions."

[Alexander Vogel has] "outstanding business understanding, high customer focus and excellent legal expertise."

[The team has a] "thorough understanding of the financial, regulatory and commercial background’ of financing transactions."

[Daniel Schoch and practice head Alexander Vogel are] "very knowledgeable and solution-oriented".

[Andrea Sieber] is "highly experienced and pragmatic."

[The team is] "extremely supportive, goal oriented and efficient."

[Wolfgang Müller is] "knowledgeable" and "pragmatic".

Banking & Finance
Alexander Vogel

Daniel Schoch

Capital Markets
Christoph Heiz

Real Estate Finance
Wolfgang Müller

Aviation Finance
Karin Oberlin

M&A & Private Equity
Andrea Sieber

Restructuring & Insolvency
Samuel Ljubicic

Recent transactional highlights:

Advising Swiss fintech company Sanostro, provider of customized quantitative intelligence solutions for institutional investors, on the SYGNAL platform it launched the ITO for, in partnership with Blockchain-Valley Ventures (BVV).

Advising yamo AG, an innovative organic baby food producer, on Series A financing round

Advising Raiffeisen Informatik on the sale of 100% of its shares in the global IT service provider COMPAREX AG to SoftwareONE Holding AG

Advising Meyer Burger in its divestment and sale of its globally operating wafering business

Representing the Swiss subsidiary of Semtech Corporation (listed at NASDAQ) in the acquisition of all shares of Trackio International AG

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  • Industrials
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms

65 rue du Rhône
Case Postale 3199
1211 Genève 3

T: +41 22 737 1000
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Grabenstrasse 25
6340 Baar/Zug
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1 rue de Bourg
Case postale 5379
1002 Lausanne
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1050 Brussels
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