Founded in 1993, FBT Attorneys-at-Law SA (FBT) is a multidisciplinary law firm based in Geneva and Paris with a highly specialized cross-border orientation. The firm’s organization comprises specialized and complementary legal teams focused on the following spheres of expertise: Banking & Finance, Tax, Corporate & Commercial, Litigation & Arbitration, Family Estate Law and Labour & Social Insurance.
As one of the largest Swiss law firms, we advise and represent enterprises and entrepreneurs in all aspects of commercial law – transactions, proceedings and complex cases both in a domestic and a global context.
We offer our clients comprehensive legal advice, support them through negotiations and transactions, represent them before public authorities and in court, and protect their interests in administrative proceedings. Throughout, we place great emphasis on identifying legally sustainable solutions to complex legal issues while never losing sight of our clients’ commercial objectives.
We work closely with leading law firms abroad, which enables us to offer optimal solutions to companies with an interest in Switzerland, wherever their business activities take place.
We are organized around our main areas of practice: arbitration, financial market regulation, financing and investment products, capital markets, competition, regulatory, corporate / M&A (including private equity), data protection, intellectual property / technology, litigation and tax. In addition, we focus on compliance, crisis management, employment and executive compensation, insurance, investigations and enforcement, private clients, real estate, restructuring / insolvency, technology and digital economy and white collar crime.
All of the 38 partners and approximately 120 lawyers and tax advisors are members of at least one expertise team. Most of our lawyers have additional legal qualifications and have studied or worked abroad. Legal publications and league tables consistently rank Homburger in the top tier of its main areas of practice.
In addition to Switzerland, we focus on established markets in Europe, North America and Asia. This is supported by regional focus groups that foster good relations with selected regional markets.
A dynamic presence in the market – Walder Wyss is one of the most successful Swiss commercial law firms. We specialize in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. With around 220 legal experts and six locations, we provide our clients with seamless one-stop-shop, personalized and high quality services in all language regions of Switzerland.Our clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private persons.
Froriep is one of the leading law firms in Switzerland, with offices in Zurich, Geneva and Zug, as well as foreign offices in London and Madrid, serving clients seeking Swiss law advice. We have grown a domestic and international client base ranging from large international corporations to private clients.
Our unique, truly integrated, international structure mirrors our strong cross-border focus. We value and promote continuity and strong client relationships. Our teams are tailor-made, assembled from every practice area and across our network of offices.
Froriep’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. Our team members also have in-depth operational experience, invaluable for many of our clients in a period of rapid and complex regulatory change.
Our clients include banks and other financial services providers and institutions. We 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 our partners serve on the boards of financial institutions, and our clients regularly look to us for guidance and support on the reorganisation required to keep pace with today’s rapid cycles of regulatory change.
After having won the European Banking and Finance Deal of the Year Award in 2016, FRORIEP is Swiss Law Firm of the year 2018 winning the title at The Lawyer European Awards on 15 March 2018 in London.