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Quick facts:

Number of other fee earners: >100
Number of partners: 33
Network memberships: Lex Mundi, International Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association, Geneva Bar Association, AIJA
Languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Croatian, Hebrew, Persian, Japanese

Members of the Executive Committee:
Partner: Christophe Emonet,
Partner: Petra Hanselmann,
Partner: Severin Roelli,

Chair, Partner: Christoph Lang,

Pestalozzi is a multicultural Swiss business law firm focusing on high-end work for domestic and international clients since 1911. The firm guides and supports its clients in their strategic business decisions, anticipates their future challenges and helps them solve their critical issues.

Pestalozzi lawyers are strong and empathic personalities, known for their truly independent approach to advising and representing their clients. They are capable of handling complex transactions and are team players within interdisciplinary project groups.

The firm is part of the Lex Mundi international network and can draw on an extensive international network of lawyers in other jurisdictions, with whom they work seamlessly in multi-jurisdictional matters.

Pestalozzi predominantly represents and advises enterprises as well as associations, public institutions, foundations, and private individuals in economic and legal affairs with a connection to Switzerland. About half of the clients are located in Switzerland while the other half is located all over the world and includes top-ranked enterprises, as well as medium-sized and smaller companies from a broad range of sectors.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Tax
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Private equity
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Regulatory

Banking and finance:
Oliver Widmer
Sébastien Roy

Capital markets:
Christian Leuenberger
Severin Roelli
Oliver Widmer

Competition / antitrust:
Christoph G. Lang
Fabian Martens

Corporate and M&A:
Christoph G. Lang
Sébastien Roy,

Dispute resolution:
Thomas Rohner
Christophe Emonet

Oliver Widmer
Sébastien Roy

Intellectual property:
Lara Dorigo

Labour and employment:
Michael L. Mueller
Christian Roos

Private equity:
Petra Hanselmann
Beat Schwarz

Restructuring and insolvency:
Thomas Rohner
Christophe Emonet

Nils Harbeke

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  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Media and entertainment
  • Oil and gas

Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd.
Cours de Rive 13
1204 Geneva

+41 22 999 9600