In something of a coup in the Swiss market, Baker & McKenzie has announced the capture of a team of 10 lawyers in Zurich from competitors Froriep.

The team consists of five partners and five associates with a diverse range of experiences. 

Within the financial and corporate space the most notable names include M&A partners Beat Barthold and Pascal Richard and banking and finance expert Ansgar Schott. They are joined by IP, IT and restructuring specialist Alessandro Celli and antitrust and competition partner Boris Wenger.